Definition of Phrenic vein
1. Noun. Either of two veins that drain the diaphragm.
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Literary usage of Phrenic vein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The two inferior phrenic vein» follow the course of the phrenic arteries, and terminate, the right in the inferior vena cava, the left in the left renal ..."
2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"It usually receives the left bronchial vein, and sometimes the left superior phrenic vein, and communicates below with the accessory hemiazygos vein. ..."
3. Practical Anatomy: An Exposition of the Facts of Gross Anatomy from the by John Clement Heisler (1920)
"Right inferior phrenic vein, in some cases. b. The Renal Veins. ... Left inferior phrenic vein is sometimes tributary to left renal d. ..."
4. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1749)
"Qj, The phrenic vein of the Left Side. R, The Right phrenic vein, r, A large Vein from the Left Glándula Renalis and Parts adjacent. ..."
5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... runs up on the medial side of the artery and ends in the corresponding innominate vein. The superior phrenic vein, ie, the vein accompanying the peri- ..."