stellate veins


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ven·u·lae stel·la·tae

the star-shaped groups of venules in the renal cortex.
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ven·u·lae stel·la·tae

(ven'yū-lē stel-lā'tē)
The star-shaped groups of venules in the renal cortex.
Synonym(s): stellate veins, stellate venules.
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stellate veins

Starlike venous plexuses on the surface of the kidney below its capsule.
See also: vein
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