15 Pontine veins. Vv. pontis. Numerous branches from the pons which drain into the petrosal or pontomesencephalic veins, with an anastomosis between them. C

16 Veins of medulla oblongata. Vv. medullae ob-longatae. Lower continuation of the pon-tomesencephalic vein with its branches from the medulla oblongata. C

17 Vein of lateral recess of fourth ventricle. V. recessus lateralis ventriculi quarti. Arises fromthe lateral recess and opens into the inferior petrosal sinus. C

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