Medical Definition of Vena azygos minor superior

1. Formed by the union of the fourth to seventh left posterior intercostal veins, passes along the side of the bodies of the fifth, sixth, and seventh thoracic vertebrae, then crosses the midline behind the aorta, oesophagus, and thoracic duct, and empties into the azygos vein, sometimes in common with the hemiazygos vein. Synonym: vena hemiazygos accessoria, vena azygos minor superior. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Azygos Minor Superior

vena angularis
vena appendicularis
vena aqueductus cochleae
vena aqueductus vestibuli
vena arcuata renis
vena arteriosa
vena atrii lateralis
vena atrii medialis
vena auricularis
vena auricularis anterior
vena auricularis posterior
vena axillaris
vena azygos
vena azygos major
vena azygos minor inferior
vena azygos minor superior (current term)
vena basalis
vena basalis communis
vena basalis inferior
vena basalis superior
vena basilica
vena basivertebralis
vena brachialis
vena brachiocephalica
vena bronchialis
vena bulbi vestibuli
vena canaliculi cochleae
vena canalis pterygoidei
vena cardiaca magna

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