Medical Definition of Ascending lumbar vein

1. Paired, vertical vein of the posterior abdominal wall, adjacent and parallel to the vertebral column, posterior to the origin of the psoas major muscle; it connects the common iliac, iliolumbar, and lumbar veins in the paravertebral line, the right vein joining the right subcostal vein to form the azygos vein, the left vein uniting with the left subcostal vein to form the hemiazygos vein. Synonym: vena lumbalis ascendens. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascending Lumbar Vein

ascending
ascending(a)
ascending anterior branch
ascending aorta
ascending artery
ascending branch
ascending branch of the inferior mesenteric artery
ascending cervical artery
ascending cholangitis
ascending colon
ascending colons
ascending current
ascending degeneration
ascending frontal convolution
ascending frontal gyrus
ascending lumbar vein (current term)
ascending myelitis
ascending neuritis
ascending node
ascending palatine artery
ascending paralysis
ascending parietal convolution
ascending parietal gyrus
ascending part of aorta
ascending part of duodenum
ascending pharyngeal artery
ascending pharyngeal plexus
ascending posterior branch
ascending process
ascending pyelonephritis

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