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Descriptor English: Axillary Vein
Descriptor Spanish: Vena Axilar
Descriptor vena axilar
Scope note: Tronco venoso del miembro superior; es una continuación de las venas basílica y braquial que discurre desde el borde inferior del músculo redondo mayor hasta el borde externo de la primera costilla donde se convierte en la vena subclavia.
Descriptor Portuguese: Veia Axilar
Descriptor French: Veine axillaire
Entry term(s): Axillary Veins
Vein, Axillary
Veins, Axillary
Tree number(s): A07.015.908.077
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001367
Scope note: The venous trunk of the upper limb; a continuation of the basilar and brachial veins running from the lower border of the teres major muscle to the outer border of the first rib where it becomes the subclavian vein.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1379
Unique ID: D001367
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Axillary Vein - Preferred
Concept UI M0002050
Scope note The venous trunk of the upper limb; a continuation of the basilar and brachial veins running from the lower border of the teres major muscle to the outer border of the first rib where it becomes the subclavian vein.
Preferred term Axillary Vein
Entry term(s) Axillary Veins
Vein, Axillary
Veins, Axillary



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