The blood vessel that carries blood away from the retina of the eye.
The counterpart to the central retinal vein is the central retinal artery, the vessel that carries blood into the eye and supplies nutrition to the retina.
- Vein, external jugular
The more superficial of the two jugular veins situated on each side of the neck. The other is the internal jugular vein. They drain blood from the head, brain, face and neck and convey it toward the heart. The external jugular vein collects most of the blood from the outside of the skull and the […]
- Vein, great saphenous
The larger of the two saphenous veins, the principal veins that run up the leg superficially (near the surface). The great saphenous vein goes from the foot all the way up to the saphenous opening, an oval aperture in the broad fascia of the thigh, a fibrous membrane through which the vein passes. The other […]
- Vein, hepatic
One of the veins which drains blood from the liver.
- Vein, inferior vena cava
A large vein that receives blood from the lower extremities, pelvis and abdomen and empties it into the right atrium of the heart.
- Vein, internal jugular
The deeper of the two jugular veins in the neck that drain blood from the head, brain, face and neck and convey it toward the heart. The internal jugular vein collects blood from the brain, the outside of the face and the neck. It runs down the inside of the neck outside the internal and […]