subcostal vein


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Related to subcostal vein: subcostal nerve, Anterior intercostal veins, ascending lumbar vein, posterior intercostal vein, Subcostal arteries

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]