Medical Definition of Vena umbilicalis sinistra

1. The vein that returns the blood from the placenta to the foetus; traversing the umbilical cord, it enters the foetal body at the umbilicus and passes thence into the liver, where it is joined by the portal vein; its blood then flows by way of the ductus venosus and the inferior vena cava to the right atrium. Synonym: vena umbilicalis sinistra. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Umbilicalis Sinistra

vena thoracica interna
vena thoracica lateralis
vena thoracoacromialis
vena thoracoepigastrica
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 (current term)
vena unci
vena ventricularis inferior
vena ventriculi lateralis lateralis
vena ventriculi lateralis medialis
vena vermis inferior
vena vermis superior
vena vertebralis
vena vertebralis accessoria
vena vertebralis anterior
vena vesicalis
vena vestibularis
vena vitellina
vena vorticosum
venacavography

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