emissary vein

Definitions of emissary vein

n one of several connecting veins in the scalp and head that drain blood from sinuses in the dura mater to veins outside the skull

vena emissaria
Type of:
vein, vena, venous blood vessel
a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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