internal cerebral veins


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Related to internal cerebral veins: great cerebral vein of Galen, deep cerebral veins

in·ter·nal ce·re·bral veins

[TA]
paired veins passing caudally near the midline in the tela choroidea of the third ventricle, formed by the union of the choroid vein, thalamostriate (terminal) vein, and vein of septum pellucidum, and uniting caudally so as to form the great cerebral vein.
Synonym(s): venae internae cerebri [TA], veins of Galen (1)
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in·ter·nal ce·re·bral veins

(in-tĕr'năl ser'ĕ-brăl vānz) [TA]
Paired veins passing caudally near the midline in the tela choroidea of the third ventricle, formed by the union of the choroid vein, thalamostriate (terminal) vein, and vein of septum pellucidum, and uniting caudally so as to form the great cerebral vein.
Synonym(s): venae internae cerebri [TA] .
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Galen,

Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 A.D.
Galen anastomosis - Synonym(s): Galen nerve
Galen bandage
Galen dressing
Galen foramen
Galen nerve - communicating branch of superior laryngeal nerve with recurrent laryngeal nerve. Synonym(s): Galen anastomosis
Galen ventricle
galenical - referring to medicine prepared from plants rather than chemicals.
great cerebral vein of Galen - a large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins. Synonym(s): great vein of Galen
great vein of Galen - Synonym(s): great cerebral vein of Galen
veins of Galen - Synonym(s): internal cerebral veins
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References in periodicals archive ?
Caption: Figure 3: MRV was performed which showed a filling defect of straight sinus and internal cerebral veins (yellow arrow).
Unilateral thalamic infarction is rare, but has been reported in the setting of unilateral internal cerebral vein thrombosis [4].
As the internal cerebral veins develop, the anterior portion of the median prosencephalic vein of Markowski regresses and the posterior portion remains to form the vein of Galen.
In the mural type, direct AV fistulae open on the wall of the internal cerebral vein.

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