Suprarenal veins

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Vein: Suprarenal veins
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The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera.
Latin vv. suprarenales
Gray's subject #173 679
Drains from    adrenal gland
Artery superior suprarenal artery, middle suprarenal artery, Inferior suprarenal artery

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

The Suprarenal Veins are two in number:

They receive blood from the adrenal glands and will sometimes form anastomoses with the inferior phrenic veins.

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