arcuate vein of the kidney

noun
veins that receive blood from interlobular veins of kidney and rectal venules
Syn: ↑vena arcuata renis
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel
Part Holonyms: ↑kidney

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  • Arcuate arteries of the kidney — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteriae arcuatae renis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Arcuate arteries visible but not labeled. Caption2 = Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Arterial arch labeled at center left.)… …   Wikipedia

  • arcuate vein — n any of the veins of the kidney that accompany the arcuate arteries, drain blood from the interlobular veins, and empty into the interlobar veins …   Medical dictionary

  • Arcuate vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae arcuatae renis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Arcuate veins visible but not labeled. Caption2 = Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply. (Venous arch labeled at center left.) DrainsFrom =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kidney — For other uses, see Kidney (disambiguation). Kidney Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed Latin ren Artery …   Wikipedia

  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

  • interlobar vein — n any of the veins of the kidney that are formed by convergence of arcuate veins, pass between the Malpighian pyramids, and empty into the renal veins or their branches …   Medical dictionary

  • interlobular vein — n any of the veins in the cortex of the kidney that empty into the arcuate veins …   Medical dictionary

  • Straight venules of kidney — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venulae rectae renis GraySubject = 253 GrayPage = 1225 Caption = Caption2 = DrainsFrom = Source = vasa recta DrainsTo = arcuate veins Artery = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 06 DorlandsSuf = 12853642… …   Wikipedia

  • vena — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑venous blood vessel • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary

  • venous blood vessel — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑vena • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary

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