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What are the superficial/external veins of the cerebrum?

superior, middle & inferior cerebral veins
superior anastomotic veins (veins of Trolard)
inferior anastomotic veins (veins of Labbe)

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What drains the superolateral and medial surfaces of the cerebral hemispheres?

superior cerebral veins

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What drains the lateral surfaces of the brain?

middle cerebral veins

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What connects the superior middle cerebral vein with the superior sagittal sinus?

superior anastomotic veins

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What connects the superior middle cerebral vein to the transverse sinus?

inferior anastomotic veins

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What are the deep/internal veins of the cerebrum?

basal veins
great cerebral vein (of Galen) (unpaired)

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What forms the basal veins?

anterior cerebral veins & deep middle cerebral veins

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What forms the great cerebral vein (of Galen)?

right & left cerebral veins

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Where are the inferior cerebral veins located?

orbital surfaces of the frontal lobes
inferior surfaces of temporal lobes

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What drains into the superior sagittal sinus?

superior cerebral veins
orbital vv. (inferior cerebral vein)

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What drains into the straight sinus?

great cerebral vein (of Galen)

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What drains into the cavernous sinus?

middle cerebral veins
temporal vv. (inferior cerebral vein) via middle cerebral veins

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What drains the medial aspects of the cerebral hemispheres?

basal veins (anterior cerebral veins)

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What drains the insula?

basal veins (deep middle cerebral veins)

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What does the great cerebral vein (of Galen) drain?

deep structures of cerebral hemispheres (e.g. thalamus, basal ganglia, choroid plexus)

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What is located in the Sylvian fissure?

middle cerebral veins