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Anterior Cerebral Veins
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Cerebral Veins

Venae cerebri anteriores

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The anterior cerebral vein lies in the longitudinal fissure and runs in the same direction as the corresponding anterior artery. It receives its tributaries from the corpus callosum and the gyrus cinguli and drains into the basal veins which will merge with the Internal cerebral veins to form the great cerebral vein.

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