Definition of Bronchial vein

1. Noun. Veins serving the bronchi; empty into the azygos vein.

Exact synonyms: Vena Bronchialis
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronchial Vein

bronchial atresia
bronchial breathing
bronchial bud
bronchial calculus
bronchial fistula
bronchial fremitus
bronchial glands
bronchial hyperreactivity
bronchial pneumonia
bronchial polyp
bronchial provocation tests
bronchial respiration
bronchial spasm
bronchial tube
bronchial tubes
bronchial vein (current term)
bronchial veins
bronchial voice
bronchic cells
bronchiectasia sicca

Literary usage of Bronchial vein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1824)
"The minute veins of this part unite into a common but very small trunk, termed the bronchial vein, which terminates either in the azygous vein, ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"... the right bronchial vein. A few imperfect valves are found in the azygos vein; but its tributaries are provided with complete valves. ..."

3. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The left bronchial vein and the left superior phrenic open into it. The Superior Vena Cava receives the blood which is conveyed to the heart from the whole ..."

4. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1904)
"Weber reports the subclavian receiving a large bronchial vein. The cephalic vein may empty into the subclavian above ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"It usually receives the left bronchial vein, and sometimes the left superior phrenic vein, and communicates below with the accessory hemiazygos vein. ..."

6. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"... and ends in the azygos vein, or it unites below with the inferior hemi-azygos vein. It receives the left bronchial vein, some of the larger ..."

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