Medical Definition of Vena lumbalis ascendens

1. Paired, vertical vein of the posterior abdominal wall, adjacent and parallel to the vertebral column, posterior to the origin of the psoas major muscle; it connects the common iliac, iliolumbar, and lumbar veins in the paravertebral line, the right vein joining the right subcostal vein to form the azygos vein, the left vein uniting with the left subcostal vein to form the hemiazygos vein. Synonym: vena lumbalis ascendens. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Lumbalis Ascendens

vena intervertebralis
vena jugularis
vena jugularis anterior
vena jugularis externa
vena jugularis interna
vena lacrimalis
vena laryngea
vena laryngea inferior
vena laryngea superior
vena lienalis
vena lingualis
vena lumbalis
vena lumbalis ascendens (current term)
vena mammaria interna
vena maxillaris
vena mediana antebrachii
vena mediana basilica
vena mediana cephalica
vena mediana cubiti
vena mesenterica
vena mesenterica inferior
vena mesenterica superior
vena metacarpus
vena metatarsus
vena musculophrenica
vena nasalis externa
vena nasofrontalis

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