vortex veins


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vor·ti·cose veins

[TA]
several veins (usually four) from the vascular tunic of the eyeball formed of veins accompanying the posterior ciliary arteries and the ciliary body; then drain into the superior or inferior ophthalmic vein.

vor·tex veins

(vōr'teks vānz)
Several veins (usually four) from the vascular tunic formed of veins accompanying the posterior ciliary arteries and the ciliary body; these drain into the superior or inferior ophthalmic vein.
Synonym(s): vorticose veins.

Stensen,

Niels, Danish anatomist, 1638-1686.
Stensen canal
Stensen duct - Synonym(s): parotid duct
Stensen experiment - an experiment on an animal in which the blood supply is cut off from the lumbar region of the spine.
Stensen foramen - Synonym(s): incisive foramen
Stensen plexus - the parotid duct's venous structure.
Stensen veins - Synonym(s): vortex veins