vertebral vein

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Synonyms for vertebral vein

a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery

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6] A rich network of vertebral veins was believed to interconnect with the prostatic venous plexus.
Zimmerman thus advanced the hypothesis that the development of the varix may be secondary to compression of vertebral veins by the adjacent disc, thereby leading to dilation and thrombosis.
The pelvic lymphatics and vertebral veins in the osseous metastasis of carcinoma of the prostate: A preliminary report.