Definition of Intervertebral vein

1. Noun. One of several veins accompanying spinal nerves.

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

Medical Definition of Intervertebral vein

1. One of numerous veins accompanying the spinal nerves through the intervertebral foramina, draining spinal cord and vertebral venous plexuses, and emptying in the neck into the vertebral vein, in the thorax into the intercostal veins, in the lumbar and sacral regions into the lumbar and sacral veins. Synonym: vena intervertebralis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intervertebral Vein

interventricular septum
intervents
intervenue
intervert
intervertebral
intervertebral cartilage
intervertebral disc
intervertebral discs
intervertebral disk
intervertebral disk chemolysis
intervertebral disk displacement
intervertebral foramen
intervertebral ganglion
intervertebral notch
intervertebral symphysis
intervertebral vein (current term)
intervertebrally
interview
interviewed
interviewee
interviewees
interviewer
interviewers
interviewing
interviews
intervillage
intervillous
intervillous lacuna
intervillous space
intervillous spaces

Literary usage of Intervertebral vein

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

1. The Internal Secretory Organs: Their Physiology and Pathology by Artur Biedl (1913)
"More rarely, a sacral intervertebral vein and a vein from the upper suprarenal surface empty themselves into the vena externa. As early as 1844, ..."

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