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A&P 2 veins superior

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brachiocephalic vein
Drains into Superior Vena Cava; very short; drains from subclavian v.
internal jugular vein
a continuation of the sigmoid sinus, joins subclavian to create brachiocephalic v.
sigmoid sinus
lowest branch in anterior face to drain down into internal juglar
facial vein
middle branch from internal jugular, anterior face; meets facial artery
superficial temporal vein
vein responsible for draining the forehead and scalp connected to int. jugular vein
subclavian vein
Drains into Brachiocephalic v.
vertebral vein
immediately lateral to the external jugular vein is this vein that drains the cranium, spinal cord and vertebrae.
external jugular vein
drains into the subclavian vein at the base of the neck, most exterior of the 3 branches of subclavian vein
occipital vein
draining into ext. jugular from posterior of head, a vein that drains the occipital region
axillary vein
drains from the armpit prior to joining the subclavian vein
cephalic vein
LARGE VEIN ON THE OUTER SIDE OF THE UPPER ARM (THUMB SIDE) draining into axillary
median cubital vein
interconnects the cephalic and basilic veins at the elbow
median antebrachial vein
more distal branch off the basilic vein and drains the forearm (medial forearm)
brachial vein
cross the elbow, radial and ulnar vein form this vein
basilic vein
LARGE VEIN ON THE INNER SIDE OF THE UPPER ARM (SMALL FINGER SIDE) joining to the brachial vein
radial vein
superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm, joining to the brachial vein
ulnar vein
joining to the brachial vein from the little finger(interior) portion of the lower arm