Stensens veins

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Stensen's veins --> 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.