Definition of Common cardinal vein
1. Noun. The major return channels to the heart; formed by anastomosis of the anterior and posterior cardinal veins.
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Literary usage of Common cardinal vein
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1. A Laboratory manual and text-book of embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1922)
"superior and inferior sections of posterior cardinal vein; d, left common cardinal vein; DC, right common cardinal vein; DV, ductus venosus; Jug.', Jug. ..."
2. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... finally terminating or losing itself therein anteriorly : part of the right jugular vein, also, in this case enters the left or common cardinal vein.2 ..."
3. The Early Embryology of the Chick by Bradley Merrill Patten (1920)
"44. Dorsal pancreatic bud, 127 Dorsal root ganglia, f. 44. Dorsal, usage of term. 5 Duct of Cuvier (= common cardinal vein, qv). Ductus arteriosus (part of ..."