emissarium

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Related to emissary vein: mastoid emissary vein
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Cerebral blood drains through emissary veins and their smaller companion veins into "collecting sinuses" just beneath the skull, he says.
Kimbel also agrees with physiologist Brengelmann that emissary veins play a minor role in brain cooling.