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Encyclopedia > Hemiazygos vein
Vein: Hemiazygos vein
Diagram showing completion of development of the parietal veins. (Hemiazygos vein visible at center-left.)
The venæ cavæ and azygos veins, with their tributaries.
Latin v. hemiazygos
Gray's subject #172 667
Drains from
Drains to azygos vein
Artery
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The Hemiazygos Vein (vena azygos minor inferior) begins in the left ascending lumbar or renal vein. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... It has been suggested that History of the Latin language be merged into this article or section. ... The azygos vein is so named because it is unpaired, having no matching vein on the left side of the body. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... Kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The kidneys are bean-shaped excretory organs in vertebrates. ...


It enters the thorax, through the left crus of the diaphragm, and, ascending on the left side of the vertebral column, as high as the ninth thoracic vertebra, passes across the column, behind the aorta, esophagus, and thoracic duct, to end in the azygos vein. Diagram of a tsetse fly, showing the head, thorax and abdomen The thorax is a division of an animals body that lies between the head and the abdomen. ... A diaphragm is some sort of separating membrane. ... The vertebral column seen from the side Different regions (curvatures) of the vertebral column The vertebral column (backbone or spine) is a column of vertebrae situated in the dorsal aspect of the abdomen. ... A typical thoracic vertebra The thoracic vertebrae (vertebrae thoracales) compose the middle segment of the vertebral column, between the cervical vertebrae and the lumbar vertebrae. ... The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... The esophagus (also spelled oesophagus/Å“sophagus), or gullet is the muscular tube in vertebrates through which ingested food passes from the mouth area to the stomach. ... In human anatomy, the thoracic duct is an important part of the lymphatic system — it is the largest lymphatic vessel in the body. ... The azygos vein is so named because it is unpaired, having no matching vein on the left side of the body. ...


It receives the lower four or five intercostal veins and the subcostal vein of the left side, and some esophageal and mediastinal veins.


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Not to be confused with the University of Georgetown in Georgetown, Guyana or Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY. Georgetown University is a private university in the United States. ... SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Brooklyns only academic medical center. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

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pulmonary: (Gray's s165) Vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The pulmonary veins carry oxygen rich blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


HEAD: jugular - diploic veins - vein of Galen - superior ophthalmic | (Gray's s166-Gray's s171) To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jugular vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The diploic veins are found in the skull, and drain the diploic space. ... The vein of Galen (VG), also known as the great cerebral vein, is one of the large blood vessels in the skull draining the cerebrum (brain). ... Superior ophthalmic vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


UPPER EXTREMITY: superficial (cephalic - median cubital - basilic) - deep (radial - ulnar - brachial - axillary - subclavian) | (Gray's s172) In humans, the upper limb is an anatomical term for the limb that is attached to the pectoral girdle. ... This vein is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle and is often visible through the skin. ... Superficial veins of the upper limb. ... In human anatomy, the basilic vein is a superficial vein of the upper limb. ... In anatomy, the radial vein is the main blood vessel, with de-oxygenated blood, of the lateral aspect of the forearm. ... In anatomy, the ulnar vein is the main blood vessel, with de-oxygenated blood, of the medial aspect of the forearm. ... In human anatomy, the brachial vein is a deep vein of the upper limb. ... Anterior view of right upper limb and thorax - axillary vein and the distal part of the basilic vein and cephalic vein. ... The subclavian vein is a continuation of the axillary vein and runs from the outer border of the first rib to the medial border of anterior scalene muscle. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


THORAX: brachiocephalic - internal thoracic - venae cavae - superior vena cava - azygos - hemiazygos | (Gray's s172) Diagram of a tsetse fly, showing the head, thorax and abdomen The thorax is a division of an animals body that lies between the head and the abdomen. ... The Brachiocephalic vein is also known as the innominate vein, the left and right brachiocephalic veins in the upper chest are formed by the union of each corresponding jugular vein and subclavian vein. ... Veins of the thorax and abdomen. ... The brachiocephalic veins, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein and their tributaries The superior and inferior venae cavae are the veins that return the blood from the body into the heart. ... Superior vena cava - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The azygos vein is so named because it is unpaired, having no matching vein on the left side of the body. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


LOWER EXTREMITY: great saphenous - small saphenous - posterior tibial - peroneal - anterior tibial - popliteal - femoral - profunda femoris - external iliac - inferior epigastric - superior epigastric - common iliac - inferior vena cava - renal - hepatic | (Gray's s173) In humans, the lower limb is an anatomical term for the limb that is attached to the pelvic girlde, what is commonly referred to as the leg. ... Great saphenous vein and its tributaries. ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. ... In anatomy, the posterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the posterior compartment and plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein. ... In anatomy, the peroneal vein (also known as the fibular vein) of the lower limb carries blood from the lateral compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein. ... In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein. ... The politeal vein parrallels the popliteal artery but carries the blood from the knee joint and muscles in the thigh and calf back to the heart. ... In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath. ... Profunda femoris vein is a large vein in the thigh. ... Veins of the abdomen and lower limb - inferior vena cava, common iliac vein, external iliac vein, internal iliac vein, femoral vein and their tributaries. ... Right inferior epigastric vein - view from inside of abdomen. ... In human anatomy, superior epigastric vein refers to a blood vessel that carries deoxygenated blood and drains into the internal thoracic vein. ... The common iliac veins are formed by the external iliac veins and internal iliac veins and together, in the abdomen at about the level of the umbilicus, form the inferior vena cava. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... Kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The kidneys are bean-shaped excretory organs in vertebrates. ... Superior vena cava, inferior vena cava (IVC), azygos vein and their tributaries. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


PORTAL: portal - splenic - superior mesenteric - inferior mesenteric | (Gray's s174) The portal vein is a major vein in the human body draining blood from the digestive system and its associated glands. ... The portal vein is a major vein in the human body draining blood from the digestive system and its associated glands. ... The portal vein and its tributaries - the largest are the superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein. ... The portal vein and its tributaries. ... The portal vein and its tributaries. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


FETAL: ductus venosus - umbilical | (Gray's s139) Fetus at eight weeks A fetus (alternatively foetus or fœtus) is an embryo in later stages of development, from the third month of pregnancy until birth in humans. ... In the fetus, the ductus venosus connects the left umbilical vein with the upper inferior vena cava. ... Fetal circulation; the umbilical vein is the large, red vessel at the far left The umbilical vein is a blood vessel present during fetal development that carries oxygenated blood from the placenta to the growing fetus. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


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