supracardinal


supracardinal
su·pra·cardinal

English syllables. 2014.

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  • supracardinal — Lying dorsal to the anterior or posterior cardinal veins in the embryo …   Medical dictionary

  • supracardinal vein — su·pra·car·di·nal vein .sü prə kärd nəl , .prä , kard ən əl n either of two veins in the mammalian embryo and various adult lower vertebrate forms located in the thoracic and abdominal regions dorsolateral to and on either side of the descending… …   Medical dictionary

  • supracardinal veins — paired vessels in the embryo, developing later than the subcardinal veins and persisting chiefly as the inferior segment of the inferior vena cava …   Medical dictionary

  • supracardinal vein — “+... noun Etymology: supra + cardinal : either of two veins in the mammalian embryo and various adult lower vertebrate forms located in the thoracic and abdominal regions dorsolateral to and on either side of the descending aorta and giving rise …   Useful english dictionary

  • azygos — 1. An unpaired (azygous) anatomical structure. 2. SYN: a. vein. [G. a priv. + zygon, a yoke] a. continuation (of the inferior vena cava) a congenital anomaly in which the infrahepatic …   Medical dictionary


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