Definition of Vena hemiazygos accessoria

1. Noun. A vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein.




Medical Definition of Vena hemiazygos accessoria

1. Formed by the union of the fourth to seventh left posterior intercostal veins, passes along the side of the bodies of the fifth, sixth, and seventh thoracic vertebrae, then crosses the midline behind the aorta, oesophagus, and thoracic duct, and empties into the azygos vein, sometimes in common with the hemiazygos vein. Synonym: vena hemiazygos accessoria, vena azygos minor superior. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Hemiazygos Accessoria

vena facialis posterior
vena faciei profunda
vena femoralis
vena gastrica
vena gastrica-dextra
vena gastrica dextra
vena gastrica sinistra
vena gastro-omentalis dextra
vena gastro-omentalis sinistra
vena gastroomentalis
vena genus
vena gluteus
vena gyri olfactorii
vena haemorrhoidalis superior
vena hemiazygos
vena hemiazygos accessoria (current term)
vena hemizygos
vena hepatica
vena hypogastrica
vena ileocolica
vena iliaca
vena iliaca communis
vena iliaca externa
vena iliaca interna
vena iliolumbalis
vena innominata
vena intercapitalis
vena intercostalis
vena intercostalis superior dextra
vena intercostalis superior sinistra

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