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Arcuate vein

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Arcuate vein

Arcuate vein
Scheme of renal tubule and its vascular supply
(venous arch labeled at center left)
Latin Venae arcuatae renis (plural)
Interlobular veins and straight venules
Drains to
Interlobar vein
Arcuate artery
Anatomical terminology

The arcuate vein is a vessel of the renal circulation. It is located at the border of the renal cortex and renal medulla.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • Histology image: 15901lba – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: neonatal kidney, vasculature"
  • Histology image: 16105loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: kidney, PAS stain, arcuate artery and vein, longitudinal"
  • Histology image: 15805loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: kidney, PAS stain, arcuate artery and vein, transverse"
  • UIUC Histology Subject 953
  • Physiology: 7/7ch03/7ch03p07 - Essentials of Human Physiology - "Renal Vasculature: Major Arteries"
  • Physiology: 7/7ch03/7ch03p10 - Essentials of Human Physiology - "Renal Vasculature: Efferent Arterioles & Peritubular Capillaries"
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