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spi·nal veins

[TA]
the anterior and posterior veins that drain the spinal cord; form a plexus on the surface of the cord from which veins pass along the spinal roots to the internal vertebral venous plexus and then to the regional segmental veins e.g., the posterior intercostal veins in the thoracic region.
Synonym(s): venae spinales [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

spi·nal veins

(spī'năl vānz) [TA]
The veins that drain the spinal cord; they form a plexus on the surface of the cord from which veins pass along the spinal roots to the internal vertebral venous plexus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The vertebral venous plexus (VVP) is also known as the epidural venous plexus, longitudinal spinal veins, vertebral sinuses (Caballero et al., 2012) or Batson's plexus (Junquera et al., 2004).