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Umbilical Veins

Venous vessels in the umbilical cord. They carry oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from the mother to the FETUS via the PLACENTA. In humans, there is normally one umbilical vein.

Year introduced: 1968

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Tree Number(s): A07.015.908.670.874, A16.378.693.807

MeSH Unique ID: D014471

Entry Terms:

  • Umbilical Vein
  • Vein, Umbilical
  • Veins, Umbilical

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