subcostal vein


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subcostal vein

[TA]
vein accompanying the subcostal artery along the inferior border of the twelfth rib, draining into the ascending lumbar vein and thus participating in the formation of the azygos (right side) and hemiazygos (left side) veins.
Synonym(s): vena subcostalis [TA]
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Azygos vein is formed by the union of the ascending lumbar veins with the right subcostal veins at the level of the 12th thoracic vertebra, ascending in the posterior mediastinum, and arching over the right main bronchus at the root of the right lung to join the superior venacave.
The upper radial and the middle discocellular veins leave the subcostal vein at the same point, so that there is no upper discocellular.
Wing dark brown, except lighter area in discal area, comprising basal part of cell [r.sub.5], apical part of cell d and basal part of cell [m.sub.1] (Figs 5, 6); apical half of wing with veins surrounded by lighter coloration; visible coloration chiefly caused by colour of microtrichia that are either black or yellow; all veins brown, except subcostal vein yellow.