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Transverse Sinuses

"Transverse 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.

The two large endothelium-lined venous channels that begin at the internal occipital protuberance at the back and lower part of the CRANIUM and travels laterally and forward ending in the internal jugular vein (JUGULAR VEINS). One of the transverse sinuses, usually the right one, is the continuation of the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS. The other transverse sinus is the continuation of the straight sinus.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transverse Sinuses" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transverse Sinuses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014 and 2017 and 2019 and 2020
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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.