Medical Definition of Venae paraumbilicales

1. Several small veins arising from cutaneous veins about the umbilicus running along the round ligament of the liver, and terminating as accessory portal veins in the substance of this organ; they constitute a portocaval anastomosis and are subject to varicosity druign portal hypertension; varicose paraumbilical veins form the "caput medussae". Synonym: venae paraumbilicales, Sappey's veins. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Venae Paraumbilicales

venae metacarpeae dorsales
venae metacarpeae palmares
venae metatarseae dorsales
venae metatarseae plantares
venae musculophrenicae
venae nasales externae
venae nuclei caudati
venae occipitales
venae oesophageae
venae palpebrales
venae palpebrales inferiores
venae palpebrales superiores
venae pancreatica
venae pancreaticae
venae pancreaticoduodenales
venae paraumbilicales (current term)
venae parietales
venae parotidea
venae pectorales
venae pedunculares
venae perforantes
venae pericardiacae
venae pericardiacophrenicae
venae peroneae
venae pharyngeae
venae phrenicae superiores
venae pontis
venae prefrontales

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