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Encyclopedia > Venae comitantes

With the smaller arteries—as the radial artery, ulnar artery, brachial artery, tibial artery, peroneal—the deep veins exist generally in pairs, one lying on each side of the vessel, and are called venæ comitantes. Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... The brachial artery is a blood vessel of the upper arm. ...


By contrast, the larger arteries—such as the axillary artery, subclavian artery, popliteal artery, and femoral artery—have usually only one accompanying vein. Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... The subclavian artery is a major artery of the upper thorax that mainly supplies blood to the head and arms. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ...


External links

  • Gray's page #641
  • Photo of Venae comitantes of the brachial artery

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 As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated.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. 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. ... 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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