Cuvier's duct

Cuvier's duct

English-Korean animal medical dictionary. 2013.

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  • duct of Cuvier — duct of Cu·vier k(y)ü vē .ā, kuev yā n either of a pair of large transverse venous sinuses that conduct blood from the cardinal veins to the sinus venosus of the vertebrate embryo called also common cardinal vein G. Cuvier see CUVIERIAN VEIN …   Medical dictionary

  • duct — A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid. SEE ALSO: canal. SYN: ductus [TA]. [L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead] aberrant ducts SYN: aberrant ductules, under ductule …   Medical dictionary

  • duct of cuvier — ˈk(y)üvēˌā, ku̅e̅vyā Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: after Baron Georges Cuvier died 1832 French naturalist : either of a pair of large transverse venous sinuses that conduct blood from the cardinal veins to the sinus venosus of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuvier — Baron Georges L.C.F.D. de la, French scientist, 1769–1832. See C. ducts, under duct, C. veins, under vein …   Medical dictionary

  • duct of Cuvier — the common cardinal vein. The anterior cardinal vein returns blood from the head and the posterior cardinal vein from the trunk, joining together as the common cardinal vein (also called incorrectly the vitelline vein). The jugular vein from the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ductus Cuvieri — duct of Cuvier …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

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