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Emissary vein

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Emissary vein

(Science: anatomy, vein) One of the channels of communication between the venous sinuses of the dura mater and the veins of the diploe and the scalp.

See: condylar emissary vein, mastoid emissary vein, occipital emissary vein, parietal emissary vein.

Synonym: vena emissaria, emissarium, emissary.