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Renal Vein

Descriptions of Renal Vein

Renal Vein: veins that accompany renal arteries; open into the vena cava at the level of the 2nd lumbar vertebra
Source: WordNet 2.1

Renal Vein : Short thick veins which return blood from the kidneys to the vena cava.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Renal Vein

Renal Vein: The renal vein is a major systemic vein located in the abdominal area. The paired renal vein carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide away from the kidney back toward the heart. Blood flows from the smaller veins in the kidney to the renal vein, then flows into the inferior vena cava and finally into the right atrium of the heart.

Conditions that can afflict the renal vein include nutcracker phenomenon, thrombosis and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Renal Vein

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Renal Vein

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Other Names: Renal Vein

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Sub Parts: Renal Vein

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  • Layers of a vein

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Renal Vein

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