arcuate vein of the kidney
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|Noun||1.||arcuate vein of the kidney - veins that receive blood from interlobular veins of kidney and rectal venules|
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"