The cavernous sinus (or lateral sellar compartment), within the human head, is a large collection of thin-walled veins creating a cavity bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone, lateral to the sella turcica. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavernous_sinus ]

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Term information

definition

The cavernous sinus (or lateral sellar compartment), within the human head, is a large collection of thin-walled veins creating a cavity bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone, lateral to the sella turcica.

external definition

An irregularly shaped venous space in the dura mater at either side of the sphenoid bone[MESH:A07.231.908.224.334].

has related synonym

sinus cavernosus

parasellar syndrome

cavernus sinus vein

cavernous sinuses

cavernous sinus syndrome

cavernous

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UBERON:0003712