brachial vein


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Related to brachial vein: brachial artery, axillary vein, basilic vein, iliac vein, radial vein, ulnar vein, Median cubital vein
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Noun1.brachial vein - two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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2 mL) were taken from the jugular vein (chicks) or brachial vein (hens, geese) with a 27-gauge 3/8-inch needle attached to a 1-mL syringe and added to 0.
The new technique, developed by researchers in VCU's Reanimation Engineering Shock Center (VCURES), determines CVP by monitoring blood volume changes in the arm in response to externally applied circumferential pressure to the brachial vein -- the large vessel in the arm that carries blood between the elbow and shoulder back to the heart.