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Descriptor English: Azygos Vein
Descriptor Spanish: Vena Ácigos
Descriptor vena ácigos
Scope note: Vena que se origina de la vena lumbar ascendente derecha o la vena cava inferior, penetra en el tórax a través del orificio aórtico del diafragma y culmina en la vena cava superior.
Descriptor Portuguese: Veia Ázigos
Descriptor French: Veine azygos
Entry term(s): Azygos Veins
Vein, Azygos
Veins, Azygos
Tree number(s): A07.015.908.106
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001401
Scope note: A vein which arises from the right ascending lumbar vein or the vena cava, enters the thorax through the aortic orifice in the diaphragm, and terminates in the superior vena cava.
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: 1424
Unique ID: D001401
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Azygos Vein - Preferred
Concept UI M0002096
Scope note A vein which arises from the right ascending lumbar vein or the vena cava, enters the thorax through the aortic orifice in the diaphragm, and terminates in the superior vena cava.
Preferred term Azygos Vein
Entry term(s) Azygos Veins
Vein, Azygos
Veins, Azygos



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