The use of special X-ray equipment and a dye to examine the seminal vesicles and related structures. Vesiculography is most often used when prostate disease or cancer is suspected.
A tube in the body that carries fluids. Examples of vessels are blood vessels and lymph vessels.
- Vessel, afferent
A vessel that carries blood toward the heart. A vein or venule.
- Vessel, efferent
A vessel that carries blood away from the heart. Hence, an efferent vessel is an artery or an arteriole (a little artery).
1) Having to do with a structure that is a vestibule (entrance), such as the vestibule of the ear. 2) Having to do with the body’s system for maintaining equilibrium.
- Vestibular apparatus
The vestibule and three semicircular canals of the inner ear. Like an internal carpenter’s level, these structures work with the brain to sense, maintain, and regain balance and a sense of where the body and its parts are positioned in space.