Definition of Superior epigastric veins

1. Noun. Veins that accompany the superior epigastric artery.

Exact synonyms: Venae Epigastricae Superiores
Generic synonyms: Epigastric Vein

Lexicographical Neighbors of Superior Epigastric Veins

superior alveolar artery
superior auricular muscle
superior cerebellar artery
superior cerebral vein
superior colliculus
superior conjunction
superior court
superior courts
superior epigastric veins (current term)
superior general
superior good
superior letter
superior mesenteric artery
superior oblique
superior ophthalmic vein
superior planet
superior pulmonary vein
superior rectus
superior rectus muscle
superior skill
superior tarsal

Literary usage of Superior epigastric veins

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

1. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"superior epigastric veins (vv. epigastric« superiores).—The vena; comités of the superior epigastric artery receive tributaries from the substance of the ..."

2. Twentieth Century Practice: An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical by Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"... forming a communication between the portal and the superficial abdominal and superior epigastric veins, through which in mammals the blood is carried ..."

3. A Treatise on Clinical Medicine by William Hanna Thomson (1914)
"... the blood then taking its course through the inferior and superior epigastric veins to the mammary veins. But it is organic, changes occurring in the ..."

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