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Cavernous sinus

Introduction: Cavernous sinus

Description of Cavernous sinus

Cavernous sinus: either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cavernous sinus: An irregularly shaped venous space in the dura mater at either side of the sphenoid bone.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Cavernous sinus: An irregularly shaped venous space in the dura mater at either side of the sphenoid bone.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cavernous sinus: Related Topics

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Cavernous sinus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Cavernous sinus

The following list attempts to classify Cavernous sinus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • sinus,venous sinus
  • canal,channel,duct,epithelial duct
  • passage,passageway
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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