Definition of Azygous vein

1. Noun. One of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and abdominal walls; arises as a continuation of the right ascending lumbar vein and terminates in the superior vena cava.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azygous Vein

azygies
azygoesophageal recess
azygogram
azygography
azygos
azygos continuation of interrupted ivc
azygos fissure
azygos lobe of lung
azygos vein
azygos vein principle
azygoses
azygous
azygous vein (current term)
azygy
azylene
azylenes
azym
azyme
azymes
azymia
azymic
azymite
azymites
azymous
azyms
açais
aëdes

Literary usage of Azygous vein

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1. Digestive by William Henry Atwood, Mary A. Bowers, George Lyman Cannon, J. Chaffajon, Ralph Vary Chamberlin, Franklin Dexter, William F. Hendrickson, Carl Kupffer, Jacob Ludwinowski, Paul Mathes, Francesco Saverio Monticelli, C. Poelman, Georg Ruge, Erwin Schmidt, (1880)
"THE VISCERAL ANATOMY OF THE BLACKSNAKE In one specimen injected with india ink, a very fine posterior continuation of the azygous vein was found to drain ..."

2. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat: An Introduction to by Burt Green Wilder, Simon Henry Gage (1882)
"VV. hepatic a- (10-12), az.—Hepatic veins. V. az., V. azygos, az.—The azygous vein. V. strn., V. sternalis—The sternal or internal mammary vein. ..."

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