- venous grooves
- sulci venosi.
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groove — A narrow, elongate depression or furrow on any surface. SEE ALSO: sulcus. alveolobuccal g. the upper and lower half of the buccal vestibule on each side. SYN: alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal g., gingivobuccal sulcus. alveololabial g. 1. the… … Medical dictionary
Sulcus — From the Latin for a groove, furrow, or trench. In medicine, there are many sulci (plural of sulcus) as, for example, the superior pulmonary sulcus. * * * 1. [TA] One of the grooves or furrows on the surface of the brain, bounding the several… … Medical dictionary
sulci venosi — [TA] venous grooves: grooves on the internal surfaces of the cranial bones for the meningeal veins. Sulci venosi (venous sulci) in an interior view of a sagittal section of the skull … Medical dictionary
human cardiovascular system — ▪ anatomy Introduction organ system that conveys blood through vessels to and from all parts of the body, carrying nutrients and oxygen to tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes. It is a closed tubular system in which the… … Universalium
sinus — 1. [TA] A channel for the passage of blood or lymph, without the coats of an ordinary vessel; e.g., blood passages in the gravid uterus or those in the cerebral meninges. 2. [TA] A cavity or … Medical dictionary
cetacean — cetaceous, adj. /si tay sheuhn/, adj. 1. belonging to the Cetacea, an order of aquatic, chiefly marine mammals, including the whales and dolphins. n. 2. a cetacean mammal. [1830 40; < NL Cetace(a) name of the order (see CET , ACEA) + AN] * * *… … Universalium
Circulatory system — This article is about the organ system. For the band, see Circulatory System. For transport in plants, see Vascular tissue. Circulatory system … Wikipedia
skeletal system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction the internal skeleton that serves as a framework for the body. This framework consists of many individual bones (bone) and cartilages (cartilage). There also are bands of fibrous connective tissue the ligaments (ligament)… … Universalium
Foramen — A natural opening. Although a foramen is usually through bone, it can be an opening through other types of tissue, as with the foramen ovale. * * * An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. SYN: trema (1). [L. an… … Medical dictionary
Heart — This article is about the organ in various animals. For the human heart, see Human heart. For other uses, see Heart (disambiguation). Cardiac redirects here. For the cardboard computer, see CARDboard Illustrative Aid to Computation … Wikipedia