Structure of vertebral vein (C0226560)
|Definition (NCI)||A vein originating within the occipital region that descends along the cervical vertebrae while receiving numerous tributaries to ultimately empty into the brachiocephalic vein.|
|Concepts||Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)|
|English||Vertebral Vein, Vena vertebralis, Vertebral vein, Structure of vertebral vein (body structure), Structure of vertebral vein, Vertebral vein, NOS|
|Spanish||estructura de vena vertebral (estructura corporal), estructura de vena vertebral, vena vertebral|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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