Definition of Internal auditory vein
1. Noun. Veins that drain the inner ear.
Group relationships: Inner Ear, Internal Ear, Labyrinth
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
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Literary usage of Internal auditory vein
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1. Diseases of the Ear: A Text-book for Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Edward Bradford Dench (1919)
"The vestibular vein joins the superior petrosal sinus, leaving the labyrinth through the aquaeductus vestibuli, while the internal auditory vein accompanies ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"... accompany the arteries, and receive those of the cochlea at the base of the modiolus, to form the internal auditory vein (vv. auditivas internan), ..."
3. On the Physiology of the Semicircular Canals and Their Relation to Seasickness by Joseph Grandson Byrne (1912)
"The blood is returned by the internal auditory vein into the superior petrosal sinus, and by small veins which pass through the cochlear and vestibular ..."