Cavernous sinuses - Definition

January 2017


Definition


The sinus is a cavity in bones, notably those of the brain, that can contain air (maxillary sinuses, frontal sinuses) or other elements. The cavernous sinuses contains blood vessels and nerves, and there are two located symmetrically in the cranial bones on each side of the sphenoid bone.

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