Medical Dictionary

arcuate vein

noun

Medical Definition of ARCUATE VEIN

:  any of the veins of the kidney that accompany the arcuate arteries, drain blood from the interlobular veins, and empty into the interlobar veins

Illustration of ARCUATE VEIN

April 25, 2015
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