pacchionian depressions

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granular foveolae

pits on the inner surface of the skull, along the course of the superior sagittal sinus, in which the arachnoidal granulations are lodged.
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pacchionian depressions

Small pits produced on the inner surface of the skull by protuberance of the pacchionian bodies (arachnoid villi).
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Antonio, Italian anatomist, 1665-1726.
pacchionian bodies - tufted prolongations of pia-arachnoid. Synonym(s): arachnoid granulations; pacchionian corpuscles; pacchionian glands; pacchionian granulations
pacchionian corpuscles - Synonym(s): pacchionian bodies
pacchionian depressions - pits on the inner surface of the skull in which are lodged the arachnoidal granulations. Synonym(s): granular pits
pacchionian glands - Synonym(s): pacchionian bodies
pacchionian granulations - Synonym(s): pacchionian bodies
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