chapter 14 superior vena cava veins

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these veins merge into superior vena cava

radial and ulnar veins

drain forearm;unite to form brachial vein

brachial vein

drains the arm and empties into the axillary vein

axillary vein

in the armpit

cephalic vein

drains lateral part of the arm andconnects to the axillary vein

basilic vein

drains the medial part of the arm and joins the brachial vein

median cubital vein

near the elbow;usually used to draw blood

ssubclavian vein

drains blood from arm via axillary vein; drains blood from muscles and skin of the head via external jugular vein

vertebral vein

drains the back of the head

internal jugular vein

drains dural sinus of the brain in the head

right and left brachiocephalic veins

receive blood from subclavian,vertebral and internal jugular veins. joins the superior vena cava

azygos vein

drains the thorax and merges with the superior vena cava right before it enters the heart

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