ophthalmic vein

  1. either of two veins that serve the eye; empties into the cavernous sinus
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  • It transmits to the orbital cavity the oculomotor, the trochlear, the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal, and the abducent nerves, some filaments from the cavernous plexus of the sympathetic, and the orbital branch of the middle meningeal artery; and from the orbital cavity a recurrent branch from the lacrimal artery to the dura mater, and the ophthalmic veins. II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull
  • Hint about this characteristic: the nutrient vessel of OCH does not come from the ophthalmic artery, ophthalmic vein or intracranial vessel.
  • Previous to its junction with the frontal vein, it sends through the supraorbital notch into the orbit a branch which communicates with the ophthalmic vein; as this vessel passes through the notch, it receives the frontal diploic vein through a foramen at the bottom of the notch. VII. The Veins. 3b. The Veins of the Head and Neck
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