Vasa vorticosa

vasa vorticosa --> vortex veins

Several veins (usually four) from the vascular tunic formed of veins accompanying the posterior ciliary arteries and the ciliary body; then drain into the superior or inferior ophthalmic vein.

Synonym: venae vorticosae, venae choroideae oculi, choroid veins of eye, stensen's veins, vasa vorticosa, vorticose veins.

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