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Brachiocephalic Veins MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Brachiocephalic Veins
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.908.130
Unique ID
D016121
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016121
Scope Note
Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.
Entry Term(s)
Innominate Veins
NLM Classification #
WG 625.B7
Previous Indexing
Innominate Vein (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91; INNOMINATE VEIN was heading 1963-90
Online Note
use BRACHIOCEPHALIC VEINS to search INNOMINATE VEIN 1966-90
History Note
91; INNOMINATE VEIN was heading 1963-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/06/06
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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