inferior ophthalmic vein n.
Any of the veins that originate in the lower eyelid and empty into the angular vein.
noun 1. Botany. an ovary positioned below the receptacle of a flower, as in members of the iris family.
- Inferior petrosal sinus
inferior petrosal sinus n. A paired sinus of the dura mater that connects the cavernous sinus with the superior bulb of the internal jugular vein.
- Inferior phrenic vein
inferior phrenic vein n. A vein that drains the diaphragm and empties on the right side into the vena cava and on the left side into the left suprarenal vein.
noun, Astronomy. 1. either of the two planets whose orbits are inside the orbit of the earth: Venus and Mercury. noun 1. either of the planets Mercury and Venus, whose orbits lie inside that of the earth inferior planet Either of the planets Mercury or Venus, whose orbits lie between Earth and the Sun. Because […]