Stellate veins

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Stellate veins
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Drains fromInterlobular arteries
Drains toInterlobular veins
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LatinVenae stellatae renis
Anatomical terminology

The stellate veins are veins that lie beneath the fibrous tunic of the kidney. They are stellate in arrangement and are derived from the capillary network, into which the terminal branches of the interlobular arteries break up. These join to form the interlobular veins, which pass inward between the rays.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from Lua error in Module:Wd at line 2089: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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