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Encyclopedia > Left suprarenal vein
Vein: Suprarenal veins
The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera.
Latin vv. suprarenales
Gray's subject #173 679
Drains from adrenal gland
Artery superior suprarenal artery, middle suprarenal artery, Inferior suprarenal artery

The Suprarenal Veins are two in number: Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... In mammals, the adrenal gland (also known as suprarenal glands) are the triangle-shaped endocrine glands that sit atop the kidneys; their name indicates that position (ad, near or at + renes, kidneys). They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of corticosteroids and catecholamines, including cortisol... Each (left and right) superior suprarenal artery is a branch of the inferior phrenic artery on that side of the body. ... The middle suprarenal arteries (middle capsular arteries; suprarenal arteries) are two small vessels which arise, one from either side of the abdominal aorta, opposite the superior mesenteric artery. ... Each renal artery gives off some small inferior suprarenal branches to the suprarenal gland, the ureter, and the surrounding cellular tissue and muscles. ...

They receive blood from the adrenal glands and will sometimes form anastomoses with the inferior phrenic veins. 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. ... The Inferior Phrenic Veins follow the course of the inferior phrenic arteries; the right ends in the inferior vena cava; the left is often represented by two branches, one of which ends in the left renal or suprarenal vein, while the other passes in front of the esophageal hiatus in... In mammals, the adrenal glands are the triangle-shaped endocrine glands that sit atop the kidneys. ... Anastomoses any connection between two arteries providing collateral (redundant) circulation of blood to a tissue. ... The Inferior Phrenic Veins follow the course of the inferior phrenic arteries; the right ends in the inferior vena cava; the left is often represented by two branches, one of which ends in the left renal or suprarenal vein, while the other passes in front of the esophageal hiatus in...


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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, better known as SUNY Downstate Medical Center, is an academic medical center and is the only one of its kind in the Borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ... Elseviers logo. ... Elseviers logo. ... 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 (or Grays Anatomy as it has more commonly become known) is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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