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ST major veins

ST major veins of systemic circulatory system

drains blood from upper half of body; one of the two large trunk veins superior vena cava
returns blood from lower half of body; one of the two large trunk veins inferior vena cava
draw blood from head, neck, and upper extremities; unite to form superior vena cava innominate (R & L)
main trunk vein that drains upper extremity; joins the internal jugular vein to form the innominate vein subclavian
drains axilla region axillary
collects blood from brain, superficial parts of face and neck; largest vein of head and neck internal jugular
receives greater part of blood from exterior of cranuim and deep parts of face external jugular
drains lateral thoracic wall; tributary of axillary vein long thoracic
drain surface and wall of stomach gastric (R, L, and short)
drain the liver and then empty into the inferior vena cava hepatic (R & L)
draws blood from spleen and part of stomach splenic
collects blood from digestive tract and conveys it to the liver; formed by union of the superior mesenteric and splenic veins portal
drains blood from small intestine superior mesenteric
drains blood from rectum, sigmoid, and descending parts of colon inferior mesenteric
drains the kidneys renal (R & L)
draws blood from pelvis and legs from inferior vena cava common iliac (R & L)
Created by: bellajerrent429