Between two cavities.

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in·ter·cav·ern·ous .int-ər-'kav-ər-nəs adj situated between and connecting the cavernous sinuses behind and in front of the pituitary gland <an \intercavernous sinus>

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in·ter·cav·er·nous (in″tər-kavґər-nəs) between two cavities.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Intercavernous — In ter*cav ern*ous, a. (Anat.) Between the cavernous sinuses; as, the intercavernous sinuses connecting the cavernous sinuses at the base of the brain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercavernous — “+ adjective Usage: inter + cavernous : situated between and connecting the cavernous sinuses behind and in front of the pituitary body intercavernous sinus * * * adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • intercavernous — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • intercavernous — in·ter·cavernous …   English syllables

  • Intercavernous sinuses — Infobox Vein Name = Intercavernous sinuses Latin = sini intercavernosi GraySubject = 171 GrayPage = 659 Caption = Dural veins Caption2 = The sinuses at the base of the skull. (Visible as light blue circle at center.) DrainsFrom = DrainsTo =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Оболочки головного мозга — …   Атлас анатомии человека

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