The arcuate vein is a vessel of the renal circulation. It is located at the border of the renal cortex and renal medulla.

Arcuate vein
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Diagram of kidney, with arcuate veins being the blue-colored vessels among the "Arcuate blood vessels" labeled at top right.
Details
SourceInterlobular veins and straight venules
Drains toInterlobar vein
ArteryArcuate artery
Identifiers
LatinVenae arcuatae renis (plural)
TAA08.1.04.003
FMA71632
Anatomical terminology

ReferencesEdit

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External linksEdit

  • Histology image: 15901lba – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: neonatal kidney, vasculature"
  • Histology image: 16105loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: kidney, PAS stain, arcuate artery and vein, longitudinal"
  • Histology image: 15805loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Urinary System: kidney, PAS stain, arcuate artery and vein, transverse"
  • UIUC Histology Subject 953
  • Nosek, Thomas M. Essentials of Human Physiology. Section 7/7ch03/7ch03p07 - "Renal Vasculature: Major Arteries"
  • Nosek, Thomas M. Essentials of Human Physiology. Section 7/7ch03/7ch03p10 - "Renal Vasculature: Efferent Arterioles & Peritubular Capillaries"
  • Training at wisc-online.com