Definition of Vena thoracoepigastrica

1. Noun. A vein arising from the region of the superficial epigastric vein and opening into the axillary vein or thoracic vein.

Exact synonyms: Thoracoepigastric Vein
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel



Medical Definition of Vena thoracoepigastrica

1. One of two veins, sometimes a single vein, arising from the region of the superficial epigastric vein and opening into the axillary or the lateral thoracic vein, thus forming an anastomotic or collateral pathway between tributaries of the inferior and superior venae cavae. Synonym: vena thoracoepigastrica. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Thoracoepigastrica

vena suprarenalis dextra
vena suprarenalis sinistra
vena suprascapularis
vena supratrochlearis
vena temporalis
vena temporalis media
vena terminalis
vena testicularis
vena testicularis dextra
vena testicularis sinistra
vena thalamostriata superior
vena thoracica
vena thoracica interna
vena thoracica lateralis
vena thoracoacromialis
vena thoracoepigastrica (current term)
vena thyroidea
vena thyroidea ima
vena thyroidea inferior
vena thyroidea media
vena thyroidea superior
vena tibialis
vena trachealis
vena transversa faciei
vena transversa scapulae
vena ulnaris
vena umbilicalis
vena umbilicalis sinistra
vena unci
vena ventricularis inferior

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