Definition of Innominate vein
1. Noun. Veins formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian veins.
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
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Literary usage of Innominate vein
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The highest intercostal vein, ie, from the first space, opens directly into the corresponding vertebral or innominate vein. The Superior Vena Cava receives ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The Right innominate vein (v. anonyma dextra) is a short vessel, about 2.5 cm. in length, which begins behind the sternal end of the clavicle, and, ..."
3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"In addition, the right innominate vein receives the right lymph duct, or lymph vessels from the head and neck, the upper extremity and the right half ..."
4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The last branch may, however, open independently into the innominate vein (BG Morison, Journ. Anat., xiii., 346). The anterior vertebral vein issues from ..."
5. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1908)
"The left innominate vein will be seen crossing the superior mediastinum ... The short right innominate vein is placed in the upper and right part of the ..."
6. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1904)
"In some cases the transverse innominate vein is of normal si/e, and yet there is a persistence of the left duct of Cuvier in its whole length, ..."