Card Set Information
Veins begin _________ to capillaries as venules
The venous return is a _______ pressure system
Veins carry blood from capillaries _____ the heart
Superificial veins travel in the ______________ and have no accompanying artery
Veins work to move blood toward the heart against the pull of gravity. _______ prevent the backflow of blood.
_______________ pump blood through veins.
Ther superior and infior sagittal sinuses, with the straight sinus and the occipital sinus form the ___________.
confluence of sinuses
The _________ sinuses drain the confluence of sinuses
The transverse sinus becomes the _____________ sinus, which exits the cranium through the ______________.
sigmoid, jugular foramen
The sigmoid sinus passes through the jugular foramen and becomes the _____________ vein
The _____________ vein drains the external neck
There is no __________ vein.
There ________________ vein = the subclavian vein and the internal jugular vein
The superior __________ = the right and left brachiocephalic veins
The ________________ veins in the extremities run with the arteries and have the same names.
The _____________ vein empties into the brachial vein.
The basilic and bracial vein together form the ___________ vein.
The _________ empties into the axillary vein. It is the superficial vein closest to the head.
The superficial veins of the lower extremities = the ________ and ___________________ veins.
great and mall saphenous veins
The great saphenous vein is superior to the _______ and medial side of the leg and thigh.
The great saphenous empties into the ________ vein.
The ____________________________ is often used for coronary artery by-pass graft
The small saphenous vein is behind the ___________ up the back of the leg.
The small saphenous vein empties into the _____________ vein.
The Superior vena cava drains the _______ and the ________
arm and the head
The inferior vena cava drains the _________ and __________ extremity.
Deoxy blood from the intercostal muscles is drained and carried to the superior vena cava through ________________________, which drain the ____________ veins.
internal thorcic veins, anterior intercostal veins.
The ________ System drains the posterior intercostal veins (dorsal).
The Azygous system is comprised of the ______________, ______________ and ________________ veins.
azygous, hemiazygos and accessory hemiazygous
The Azygous system empties into the ____________________ via the arch of azygos.
Superior vena cava
The Internal and external iliac veins from the pelvis form the ________________-
inferior vena cava
The inferior vena cava carries blood from the _____________ to the heart
The __________ vein becomes the external iliac vein in the pelvis.
The _______ veins carry blood from the kidney and empty into the IVC
The _________ renal vein is much longer than the other, because it crossed over the top of the aorta.
The ___________________ lies to the left of the IVC in the abdomen.
The right gonadal vein drains into the _______.
The left gonadal vein drains into the ____________vein
Left renal vein
The veins draining the organs of the digestive system (do/do not) empty into the IVC.
Veins of digestive organs drain into the ________.
The __________ and _________ veins drain the intestines.
superior and inferior mesenteric
The gastric and gastro-omental veins drain the ___________
Veins that empty into the vena cava are part of the the _______________________
Caval Venous Drainage
Veins that empty into the Hepatic Portal vein are part of the ____________ _____ _____________
portal venous drainage