Internal auditory veins

The veins of the vestibule and semicircular canals accompany the arteries, and, receiving those of the cochlea at the base of the modiolus, unite to form the internal auditory veins (or veins of labyrinth) which end in the posterior part of the superior petrosal sinus or in the transverse sinus.

Internal auditory veins
Drains toinferior petrosal sinus, transverse sinuses
Arteryinternal auditory artery
Latinvenae labyrinthi
Anatomical terminology


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