axillary vein
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
A vein in the anal area of the hind wing.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • axillary vein — n the large vein passing through the axilla continuous with the basilic vein below and the subclavian vein above * * * vena axillaris …   Medical dictionary

  • Axillary vein — Infobox Vein Name = Axillary vein Latin = vena axillaris GraySubject = 172 GrayPage = 663 Caption = Anterior view of right upper limb and thorax axillary vein and the distal part of the basilic vein and cephalic vein. DrainsFrom = axilla Source …   Wikipedia

  • axillary vein — noun a continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein • Syn: ↑vena axillaris • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel * * * noun : the large vein passing through the axilla continuous with the …   Useful english dictionary

  • axillary vein — noun A large blood vessel that conveys blood from the lateral aspect of the thorax, axilla (armpit) and upper limb toward the heart …   Wiktionary

  • Axillary — is an anatomical term derived from axilla, the armpit. Axillary literally means pertaining to the armpit .In vertebrate anatomy and medicine, it occurs in terms like: * Axillary artery * Axillary vein * Axillary nerveIn birds, the axillaries are… …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria axillaris GraySubject = 149 GrayPage = 586 Caption = Axillary artery and its branches anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. Upper and lower limits labeled. Caption2 = The pectoralis minor is… …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary sheath — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 149 GrayPage = 586 Caption = Axillary artery and its branches anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. (Axillary sheath not labeled, but region is visible.) Caption2 = System = MeshName …   Wikipedia

  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

  • Axillary space — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = spatium axillare GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Axillary space, between the teres major and teres minor muscles, and split into a medial and lateral part by the triceps brachii muscle. Caption2 = System …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary nerve — Nerve: Axillary nerve Brachial plexus. (Axillary nerve is visible in gray near center.) The …   Wikipedia

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