Cuvier veins

Cu·vi·er veins

(kū-vē-ā'),
the common cardinal veins of the embryo. See: cardinal veins.

Cu·vier veins

(kū-vyā' vānz)
Obsolete term for the common cardinal veins of the embryo.
See: cardinal veins

Cuvier,

Baron Georges L.C.F.D. de la, French scientist, 1769-1832.
Cuvier ducts - obsolete term for the common cardinal veins.
Cuvier veins - the common cardinal vein of the embryo.