Definition of Vena vertebralis

1. Noun. A vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery; empties into the brachiocephalic vein.

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



Medical Definition of Vena vertebralis

1. A vein derived from tributaries (venae comitantes) which run through the foramina in the transverse processes of the first six cervical vertebrae and form a plexus around the vertebral artery; it empties as a single trunk into the brachiocephalic veins. Synonym: vena vertebralis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Vertebralis

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
vena ventriculi lateralis lateralis
vena ventriculi lateralis medialis
vena vermis inferior
vena vermis superior
vena vertebralis (current term)
vena vertebralis accessoria
vena vertebralis anterior
vena vesicalis
vena vestibularis
vena vitellina
vena vorticosum
venacavography
venada
venadas
venae
venae arcuatae renis
venae articulares temporomandibulares
venae brachiales
venae brachiocephalicae

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