Definition of Inferior pulmonary vein

1. Noun. Either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs.

Exact synonyms: Vena Pulmanalis Inferior
Generic synonyms: Pulmonary Vein, Vena Pulmonalis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Pulmonary Vein

inferior part of vestibulocochlear nerve
inferior petrosal groove
inferior petrosal sinus
inferior petrosal sulcus
inferior phrenic artery
inferior phrenic lymph nodes
inferior phrenic vein
inferior planet
inferior pole
inferior pole of kidney
inferior pole of testis
inferior polioencephalitis
inferior posterior serratus muscle
inferior pulmonary vein (current term)
inferior quadrigeminal brachium
inferior radioulnar joint
inferior rectal artery
inferior rectal nerves
inferior rectal plexuses
inferior rectal veins
inferior rectus
inferior rectus muscle
inferior retinaculum of extensor muscles
inferior root of ansa cervicalis
inferior root of vestibulocochlear nerve
inferior sagittal sinus
inferior salivary nucleus
inferior salivatory nucleus

Literary usage of Inferior pulmonary vein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1904)
"Hyrtl reports a case in which there was a communication between a rudimentary left cava and the left inferior pulmonary vein. ..."

2. Atlas and textbook of topographic and applied anatomy by Oskar Max Sigismund Schultze, George David Stewart (1905)
"Bronchi Orifice of right superior pulmonary vein Orifice of left superior pulmonary vein Orifice of left inferior pulmonary vein Orifice of right inferior ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"... is bounded to the right and below by the upper end of the inferior vena cava, and to the left and above by the left inferior pulmonary vein (Fig. 24). ..."

4. A Practical Physiology: A Text-book for Higher Schools by Albert Franklin Blaisdell (1899)
"... division of right bronchus to lower lobe; M, right inferior pulmonary vein ; N, right superior pulmonary vein ; O, right branch of the pulmonary artery; ..."

5. Life and Health: A Text-book on Physiology for High Schools, Academies and by Albert Franklin Blaisdell (1902)
"... left inferior pulmonary vein; f, left auricle; JC, inferior vena cava ; L, division of right bronchus to lower lobe; M, right inferior pulmonary vein; ..."

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