Medical Definition of Lumbar veins

1. Five in number, these veins accompany the lumbar arteries, drain the posterior body wall and the lumbar vertebral venous plexuses, and terminate anteriorly as follows: the first and second in the ascending lumbar vein, the third and fourth in the inferior vena cava, and the fifth in the iliolumbar vein; all communicate via the ascending lumbar veins. Synonym: venae lumbales. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumbar Veins

lumbar plexus
lumbar puncture
lumbar puncture needle
lumbar punctures
lumbar quadrate muscle
lumbar radiculopathy
lumbar region
lumbar rheumatism
lumbar rib
lumbar rotator muscles
lumbar segments of spinal cord
lumbar splanchnic nerves
lumbar triangle
lumbar trunks
lumbar vein
lumbar veins (current term)
lumbar vertebra
lumbar vertebrae
lumber jacket
lumber room
lumber yard
lumber yards

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