vorticose vein

vor·ti·cose vein .vȯrt-ə-.kōs- n VENA VORTICOSA

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  • vorticose vein — noun a vein formed by branches from the back surface of the eye and the ciliary body; empties into the ophthalmic veins • Syn: ↑vortex vein, ↑vena vorticosum • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Vorticose veins — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae vorticosae GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1010 Caption = The veins of the choroid. (Venae vorticosae labeled though difficult to see at center.) Caption2 = Diagram of the blood vessels of the eye, as seen… …   Wikipedia

  • vortex vein — noun a vein formed by branches from the back surface of the eye and the ciliary body; empties into the ophthalmic veins • Syn: ↑vorticose vein, ↑vena vorticosum • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Common facial vein — Vein: Common facial vein Veins of the head and neck. Gray s subject #167 645 …   Wikipedia

  • Deep cervical vein — Vein: Deep cervical vein The vertebral vein Latin vena cervicalis profunda Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital vein — Vein: Occipital vein Veins of the head and neck. (Occipial visible at left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Middle thyroid vein — Vein: Middle thyroid vein The thyroid gland and its relations. (Middle thyroid vein labeled at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Nasofrontal vein — Vein: Nasofrontal vein Veins of orbit. Latin vena nasofrontalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Deep middle cerebral vein — Vein: Deep middle cerebral vein Sagittal section of the skull, showing the sinuses of the dura. (Cerebral veins labeled at center left.) …   Wikipedia

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