- musculophrenic veins
- venae musculophrenicae.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
musculophrenic vein — noun veins that drain the upper abdominal wall and the lower intercostal spaces and the abdomen • Syn: ↑vena musculophrenica • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel … Useful english dictionary
Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… … Medical dictionary
Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… … Wikipedia
vena — SYN: vein. [L.] v. advehens, pl.venae advehentes collective term for a series of branching channels in the early embryo receiving blood from the umbilical and/or vitelline venous systems and passing the mixed blood to the sinusoids of the live … Medical dictionary
venae musculophrenicae — [TA] musculophrenic veins: the venae comitantes of the musculophrenic artery, draining blood from parts of the diaphragm and from the wall of the thorax and abdomen and emptying into the internal thoracic veins … Medical dictionary
Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… … Medical dictionary
Arterial tree — In anatomy, arterial tree is used to refer to all arteries and/or the branching pattern of the arteries. This article regards the human arterial tree. Starting from the aorta: Contents 1 Ascending aorta 1.1 right coronary artery 1.2 left coronary … Wikipedia
vena — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑venous blood vessel • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) … Useful english dictionary
venous blood vessel — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑vena • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) … Useful english dictionary
branch — An offshoot; in anatomy, one of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. A b.. See ramus, artery, nerve, vein. SYN: ramus (1) [TA]. accessory meningeal b. SYN: pterygomeningeal artery … Medical dictionary