Chapter 19
The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
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(c) Dural venous sinuses of the brain
Superior sagittal sinus
Falx cerebri
Inferior sagittal sinus
Straight sinus
Cavernous sinus
Transverse sinuses
Sigmoid sinus
Jugular foramen
Right internal jugular vein
(b) Veins of the head and neck, right superficial aspect
Vertebral vein
Ophthalmic vein
External
jugular vein
Superficial
temporal vein
Facial vein
Occipital vein
Posterior
auricular vein
Internal
jugular vein
Superior and middle
thyroid veins
Brachiocephalic
vein
Subclavian vein
Superior
vena cava
Check Your Understanding
19.
In what important way does the area drained by the vertebral
veins differ from the area served by the vertebral arteries?
20.
Which veins drain the dural venous sinuses and where do
these veins terminate?
For answers, see Appendix H.
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Table 19.10
Figure 19.27
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