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Descriptor English: Brachiocephalic Veins
Descriptor Spanish: Venas Braquiocefálicas
Descriptor venas braquiocefálicas
Entry term(s) venas innominadas
Scope note: Grandes venas ubicadas a ambos lados de la base del cuello, formadas por la conjunción de las venas yugular interna y subclavia. Drenan la sangre de la cabeza, el cuello y las extremidades superiores y finalmente, se fusionan para constituir la vena cava superior.
Descriptor Portuguese: Veias Braquiocefálicas
Descriptor French: Veines brachiocéphaliques
Entry term(s): Brachiocephalic Vein
Innominate Vein
Innominate Veins
Vein, Brachiocephalic
Vein, Innominate
Veins, Brachiocephalic
Veins, Innominate
Tree number(s): A07.015.908.130
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016121
Scope note: Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form 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
Previous Indexing: Innominate Vein (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91; INNOMINATE VEIN was heading 1963-90
Online Note: use BRACHIOCEPHALIC VEINS to search INNOMINATE VEIN 1966-90
History Note: 91; INNOMINATE VEIN was heading 1963-90
DeCS ID: 28878
Unique ID: D016121
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/06/06
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Brachiocephalic Veins - Preferred
Concept UI M0024625
Scope note Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.
Preferred term Brachiocephalic Veins
Entry term(s) Brachiocephalic Vein
Innominate Vein
Innominate Veins
Vein, Brachiocephalic
Vein, Innominate
Veins, Brachiocephalic
Veins, Innominate



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