vertebral_vein
1. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery; empties into the brachiocephalic vein
Synonyms: vena_vertebralis
Related terms: vein
Similar spelling:   vertebral_canal
  vertebral_column
  vertebral_arch
  vertebral_artery