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innominate

 [ĭ-nom´ĭ-nāt]
nameless, anonymous, such as the innominate artery or vein. See anatomic Tables of Arteries and Veins in the Appendices.

in·nom·i·nate

(i-nom'i-nāt),
Without name; a term formerly applied to the large vessels in the thorax (now called the brachiocephalic trunk and vein) and the hip bone.
Synonym(s): anonyma
[L. innominatus, fr. in- neg. + nomen (nomin-), name]

innominate

/in·nom·i·nate/ (ĭ-nom´ĭ-nāt) nameless.

innominate

[inom′ināt]
Etymology: L, innominatum, nameless
without a name or unnamed. The term is traditionally applied to certain anatomical structures, often identified by their descriptive name, such as the hip bone and brachiocephalic artery.

a·non·y·ma

(ă-non'i-mă)
Without name; a term formerly applied to the large vessels in the thorax (now called the brachiocephalic trunk and vein) and the hip bone.
Synonym(s): innominate.
[G. an- priv. + onyma, name]

innominate

  1. a short artery arising from the AORTA that gives rise to the subclavian and carotid arteries.
  2. the fusion of ilium, ischium and pubis to form a single bone forming half of the PELVIC GIRDLE.
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This report describes a case of innominate artery compression of the trachea first diagnosed in a patient at 12 years of age and requiring repeat surgery to ameliorate the symptoms.
OTA type 61A fractures are defined as stable pelvic injuries, including type 61A1 fractures, which are avulsion fractures of the innominate bone; type 61A2 fractures, which are fractures of the innominate bone; and type 61A3 fractures, which are transverse fractures of the sacrum and coccyx.
The mass was dissected freely down to the innominate artery and into the posterior mediastinum where the medial attachments were divided.
Consultant cardiothoracic surgical opinion was that manubrial resection was not appropriate for the reasons that a) this would expose the patient to a major procedure with significant morbidity and mortality, b) there would be a significant risk of erosion into the innominate vessels and c) it would alter chest wall dynamics making weaning more difficult.
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Examples of mediastinal vascular anomalies include left aortic arch, cervical aortic arch, right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery, right arch with mirror-image branching, double aortic arch, aortic coarctation, persistent left superior vena cava, a double superior vena cava, retroaortic innominate vein, circumaortic innominate veins, interruption of the inferior vena cava with azygos and hemiazygos continuation, pulmonary artery sling, congenital absence of the left pulmonary artery, pulmonary valvular stenosis, patent ductus arteriosus, pulmonary varix, and partial anomalous pulmonary venous return.
Intraoperatively, thymus appeared replaced by a tumor that was densely adherent to the pericardium and wrapped around the innominate veins.
Discriminant function analysis of the central portion of the innominate, American Journal of Physical Anthropology 64:315-20.
The right subclavian artery is a branch of the innominate artery.
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It easily passed through occlusions in the chronically occluded innominate vein and superior vena cava.