vena vertebralis


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Noun1.vena vertebralis - a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral arteryvena vertebralis - a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery; empties into the brachiocephalic 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"