Parietal foramen

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Bone: Parietal foramen
Left parietal bone. Outer surface. (Parietal foramen labeled at upper right.)
Latin foramen parietale
Gray's subject #32 134
/ Elsevier

At the back part of the parietal bone and close to the upper or sagittal border is the parietal foramen, which transmits a vein to the superior sagittal sinus, and sometimes a small branch of the occipital artery; it is not constantly present, and its size varies considerably.

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