occipital diploic vein
occipital diploic vein[TA]
vein with tributaries in the spongy bone of the occipital bone; its termination is highly variable: occipital vein, transverse dural venous sinus near confluence of sinuses, or occipital emissary vein.
Synonym(s): vena diploica occipitalis [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012