ch 9.4 veins

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  1. axillary vein
    basilic and brachial vein continuation to subclavians
  2. azygos veins
    three veins of trunk that empty into superior vena cava
  3. brachiocephalic (innominate) veins
    left and right branches unite to form cranial vena cava
  4. cardiac veins
    veins of heart, including coronary veins
  5. venae cordis
    coronary veins
  6. cephalic veins
    superficial veins of front leg
  7. common iliac veins
    large veins draining blood from pelvis and hind leg, joining to form caudal vena cava
  8. cutaneous veins
    small subcutaneous veins draining into deep veins
  9. femoral vein
    major vein draining hind leg
  10. hepatic veins
    veins that drain liver
  11. iliac veins
    external and internal, join with saphenous to form common iliac vein
  12. intercostal veins
    veins that accompany intercostal arteries
  13. jugular veins
    three pairs of veins (anterior, internal and external) serving head and neck
  14. lingual veins
    veins serving tongue, area below tongue and mandibular glands, and floor of mouth
  15. mesenteric veins
    intestinal veins emptying into portal vein
  16. plexus
    network of nerves, lymph or blood vessels
  17. portal vein
    carries blood from digestive system to liver
  18. pulmonary vein
    four veins returning oxygenated blood from lungs to left atrium of heart
  19. renal veins
    veins of kidney
  20. saphenous vein
    superficial vein running over lateral surface of hock (and on medial surface in cats)
  21. subclavian veins
    main veins of upper extremity, joining internal jugulars to form two brachiocephalic veins
  22. venae cavae
    two large veins that return blood to heart: cranial from head, neck, chest and thoracic extremities and caudal from abdominal viscera, pelvis and pelvic extremities

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