|Vein: Intervertebral veins|
|Transverse section of a thoracic vertebra, showing the vertebral venous plexuses.|
|Median sagittal section of two thoracic vertebrae, showing the vertebral venous plexuses.|
|Gray's||subject #172 669|
Their drainage depends upon the part of the body:
- neck: vertebral vein
- thorax: intercostal veins
- lumbar region: lumbar veins
- sacral region: lateral sacral veins
Their orifices are provided with valves.
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