basivertebral vein

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

ba·si·ver·te·bral vein

(bā′sə-vûr′tə-brəl, -vər-tē′brəl)
Any of a number of veins in the spongy substance of the verterbral bodies, emptying into the venous plexus running along the anterior of the vertebral canal to the dura.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.