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Cranial Sinuses

"Cranial Sinuses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Large endothelium-lined venous channels situated between the two layers of DURA MATER, the endosteal and the meningeal layers. They are devoid of valves and are parts of the venous system of dura mater. Major cranial sinuses include a postero-superior group (such as superior sagittal, inferior sagittal, straight, transverse, and occipital) and an antero-inferior group (such as cavernous, petrosal, and basilar plexus).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cranial Sinuses" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cranial Sinuses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1991
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.