arcuate veins of kidney

pl.n.

The veins that parallel the arcuate arteries, receive blood from the interlobular veins and the rectal venules, and terminate in the interlobar veins.

Nearby words

  1. arcuate artery,
  2. arcuate artery of kidney,
  3. arcuate fiber,
  4. arcuate ligament,
  5. arcuate nuclei,
  6. arcuate zone,
  7. arcuation,
  8. arcus,
  9. arcus cornealis,
  10. arcus senilis


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