cardinal vein

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any of the major venous channels in primitive adult vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates

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The presence of persistent left superior vena cava (PLSCV) is a congenital venous anomaly, due to regression failure of left anterior cardinal vein at eighth gestational week.
The lowest part of right posterior cardinal vein (Sacral segment).
The left superior intercostal vein and accessory hemiazygos vein are derived from left posterior cardinal vein and this vein simultaneously forms upper part of azygos vein.
This anastomosis shunts blood from the left to the right anterior cardinal vein and ultimately becomes innominate (or brachiocephalic) vein when the caudal part of the left anterior cardinal vein regresses to become "ligament of Marshall".
the primitive maxillary vein and the ventral pharyngeal vein which drain the rapidly growing mandibular and the hyoid arches into the common cardinal vein [12].