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Suprarenal veins

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Suprarenal veins

Suprarenal veins
The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera.
Latin Venae suprarenales
Drains from
Adrenal gland
Superior suprarenal artery, middle suprarenal artery, inferior suprarenal artery
Gray's p.679
Anatomical terminology

The Suprarenal veins are two in number:

They receive blood from the adrenal glands and will sometimes form anastomoses with the inferior phrenic veins.

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External links

  • Anatomy photo:40:04-0104 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Posterior Abdominal Wall: Blood Supply to the Suprarenal Glands"
  • "Left suprarenal vein" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary

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