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*  Venae cavae
... venae cavae (pl), 'hollow vein/veins'. Although the classical Latin pronunciation of venae cavae would be approximately / ... The venae cavae (from the Latin for "hollow veins", singular "vena cava") are two large veins (venous trunks) that return ... The superior vena cava (or cranial vena cava in animals) is above the heart, and forms from a convergence of the left and right ... The inferior vena cava (or caudal vena cava in some animals) travels up alongside the abdominal aorta with blood from the lower ...
*  Motion (physics)
Wexler, L.; D H Bergel; I T Gabe; G S Makin; C J Mills (1 September 1968). "Velocity of Blood Flow in Normal Human Venae Cavae ... and peak flows in the venae cavae have been found between 0.1 m/s and 0.45 m/s. The smooth muscles of hollow internal organs ...
*  Superior thyroid vein
The venae cavae and azygos veins with their tributaries. The thymus of a full-time fetus. This article incorporates text in the ...
*  Blood vessel
Venae cavae (the two largest veins, carry blood into the heart). They are roughly grouped as arterial and venous, determined by ...
*  Vein
The superior and inferior venae cavae carry relatively deoxygenated blood from the upper and lower systemic circulations, ... The superior vena cava carries blood from the arms and head to the right atrium of the heart, while the inferior vena cava ... The largest veins in the human body are the venae cavae. These are two large veins which enter the right atrium of the heart ... The inferior vena cava is retroperitoneal and runs to the right and roughly parallel to the abdominal aorta along the spine. ...
*  Low pressure receptors
In the right atrium, the stretch receptors occur at the junction of the venae cavae. In the left atrium, the junction is at the ... Low pressure receptors are baroreceptors located in the venae cavae and the pulmonary arteries, and in the atria. They are also ...
*  Heart
... the superior and inferior venae cavae. Blood collects in the right and left atrium continuously. The superior vena cava drains ... The upper part of the heart is the attachment point for several large blood vessels - the venae cavae, aorta and pulmonary ... The right atrium receives blood almost continuously from the body's two major veins, the superior and inferior venae cavae. A ... Simultaneously, the atria refill as blood flows into the right atrium through the superior and inferior vena cavae, and into ...
*  Xuzhou No.32 Middle School homicide
He missed the first time, only to damage Wang's clothes, before cutting Wang's venae cavae open. Fang left the scene afterwards ...
*  Cardiac physiology
Similarly, baroreceptors are stretch receptors located in the aortic sinus, carotid bodies, the venae cavae, and other ... Blood is flowing into the right atrium from the superior and inferior venae cavae and the coronary sinus. Blood flows into the ... The function of the right heart, is to collect de-oxygenated blood, in the right atrium, from the body via the superior vena ... cava, inferior vena cava and from the coronary sinus and pump it, through the tricuspid valve, via the right ventricle, through ...
*  Coronary sinus
... as do the superior and inferior vena cavae. It is present in all mammals, including humans. The name comes from the Latin ... The valve of the coronary sinus is on the posterior, inferior surface of the heart, medial to the inferior vena cava opening, ... The coronary sinus drains into the right atrium, at the coronary sinus orifice, an opening between the inferior vena cava and ...
*  Earl Wood
August 1950). "Experimental maintenance of life by a mechanical heart and lung during occlusion of the venae cavae followed by ...
*  Sinus venosus
In mammals, it exists distinctly only in the embryonic heart (where it is found between the two venae cavae); however, the ... In the adult, it is incorporated into the wall of the right atrium to form a smooth part called the sinus venarum, also known ... whereas the right part becomes incorporated into the right atrium to form the sinus venarum. Diagram to illustrate the simple ... as the venarum sinus, which is separated from the rest of the atrium by a ridge of fibres called the crista terminalis. The ...
*  Central venous pressure
... (CVP) is the blood pressure in the venae cavae, near the right atrium of the heart. CVP reflects the ... as a pressure differential can sometimes exist between the venae cavae and the right atrium. CVP and RAP can differ when ...
*  Classical compound
Although the Classical Latin pronunciation of venae cavae would be approximately /ˈwɛnaɪˈkɑːvaɪ/, the standard English medical ...
*  Cavoatrial junction
Both the superior and inferior vena cavae enter the right atrium, but only the superior entry is called the cavoatrial junction ... The cavoatrial junction (CAJ) is the point at which the superior vena cava meets and melds into the superior wall of the ... This junction marks the inferior end of the superior vena cava, the continuation below that point being considered part of the ... for the purpose of venous access and being inserted in the upper body will ideally have the tip placed within the superior vena ...
*  Atrium (heart)
The sinus venarum is the adult remnant of the sinus venous and it surrounds the openings of the venae cavae and the coronary ... Within the fetal right atrium, blood from the inferior vena cava and the superior vena cava flow in separate streams to ... The right atrium receives and holds deoxygenated blood from the superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, anterior cardiac veins ... next to the superior vena cava. This is a group of pacemaker cells which spontaneously depolarize to create an action potential ...
*  Biliary atresia
... absent venae cavae, and a preduodenal portal vein. Progressive cirrhosis, is associated with signs and symptoms of portal ...
*  Bainbridge reflex
This results in a decrease in atrial pressure, which serves to bring in more blood from the vena cavae, resulting in a decrease ... Increasing the heart rate serves to decrease the pressure in the superior and inferior venae cavae by drawing more blood out of ... As venous return increases, the pressure in the superior and inferior vena cava increase. This results in an increase in the ...
*  Quinton catheter
... directly into the vena cavae where they are immediately diluted. The Quinton catheter is named after Wayne Everett Quinton ( ...
*  Andreas Vesalius
The right atrium was considered a continuation of the inferior and superior venae cavae, and the left atrium was considered a ... He not only verified Estienne's observations on the valves of the hepatic veins, but also described the vena azygos, and ... In 1538, Vesalius wrote Epistola, docens venam axillarem dextri cubiti in dolore laterali secandam (A letter, teaching that in ... and discovered the canal which passes into the fetus between the umbilical vein and vena cava. Vesalius defined a nerve as the ...
*  Baroreflex
Baroreceptors are present in the atria of the heart and vena cavae, but the most sensitive baroreceptors are in the carotid ...
*  Valve of inferior vena cava
... also called valvula venae cavae inferioris, was described for the first time by the Italian anatomist Bartolomeo Eustachi (born ... The valve of the inferior vena cava (eustachian valve) is a venous valve that lies at the junction of the inferior vena cava ... The superior vena cava (SVC) does not have any homologous valve or valvule. No such valve is needed, because the SVC's venous ... Following birth and separation from the placenta, the oxygen content in the inferior vena cava falls. With the onset of ...
*  Cor triatriatum
The upper chamber receives the venous blood from both vena cavae and the lower chamber is in contact with the tricuspid valve ... persistent left superior vena cava with unroofed coronary sinus, ventricular septal defect, atrioventricular septal ( ...
*  Heart rate
Similarly, baroreceptors are stretch receptors located in the aortic sinus, carotid bodies, the venae cavae, and other ...
*  Situs ambiguus
Vascular abnormalities: Interrupted inferior vena cava, Bilateral superior or inferior venae cavae Intrahepatic interruption of ... Heart failure is often a concern because the inferior vena cava is disrupted due to the inappropriate morphology of the left ... the inferior vena cava with connection to the azygos or hemiazygos veins Aberrant portal veins. Pathophysiology in the ... ventricle to support the vena cava. Abnormal development of the heart results in impaired doubles of conductive nodes, as well ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
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