Circellus venosus hypoglossi

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Circellus venosus hypoglossi --> venous plexus of hypoglossal canal

a small venous network around the hypoglossal nerve, connecting with the occipital sinus, inferior petrosal sinus, and internal jugular vein.

Synonym: plexus venosus canalis hypoglossi, circellus venosus hypoglossi, rete canalis hypoglossi.