superior anastomotic vein n.
A large communicating vein between the superficial middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus, passing upward from the lateral sulcus and often following the line of the central sulcus.
- Superior artery of knee
superior artery of knee n. An artery with origin in the popliteal artery, with distribution to the knee joint, and with anastomoses to the circumflex femoral, tibial, and lateral inferior genicular arteries; lateral superior artery of knee. An artery with origin in the popliteal artery, with distribution to the knee joint, and with anastomoses to […]
- Superior basal vein
superior basal vein n. A tributary to the common basal vein, draining the lateral and anterior part of the inferior lobe of each lung.
- Superior cerebellar peduncle
superior cerebellar peduncle n. A large bundle of nerve fibers that originates from the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum and emerges from the cerebellum along the lateral wall of the fourth ventricle.
- Superior cerebral vein
superior cerebral vein n. Any of the veins that drain the dorsal convexity of the cerebrum and empty into the superior sagittal sinus.