diploic vein

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diploic vein n.
Any of the veins, designated frontal, anterior temporal, posterior temporal, and occipital, located in the diploe and connected with the cerebral sinuses by emissary veins.

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diploic vein

noun
one of the veins serving the spongy part of the cranial bones 
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