accompanying vein meaning

  "accompanying vein" in a sentence
  • Noun: accompanying vein
    1. A vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return
      - vena comitans

    Derived forms: accompanying veins

    Type of: vein, vena, venous blood vessel


  1. It is accompanied by venae comitantes ( accompanying veins ).
  2. The "'lateral umbilical fold "'overlies the inferior epigastric artery ( a branch of the external iliac artery ) and its accompanying veins.

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