Groove for transverse sinus

Along the internal surface of the occipital bone, running laterally between the superior and inferior fossae of the cruciform eminence is the groove for transverse sinus. The transverse sinuses travel along this groove.

Groove for transverse sinus
Human skull (parietal bones removed). Position of groove for transverse sinus shown in red .
Interior surface of Occipital bone. (Groove for transverse sinus runs laterally on either side of the internal occipital protuberance.)
LatinSulcus sinus transversi
Anatomical terms of bone

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 130 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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