Systemic Veins - For Quiz #8 On Thurs. 8/26

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  • 1. 

    Superficial veins follow course with an artery.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Only deep veins do.

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  • 2. 

    The most important superficial veins are seen in the _____________.

    Correct Answer
    extremities
    Explanation
    The most important superficial veins are seen in the extremities. This means that the veins that are closest to the surface of the skin and easily visible are most prominent in the limbs, such as the arms and legs. These veins play a crucial role in carrying deoxygenated blood back to the heart.

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  • 3. 

    Which superficial vein travels on the lateral side down the arm?

    Correct Answer
    cephalic vein
    cephalic
    Explanation
    The cephalic vein is a superficial vein that travels on the lateral side of the arm. It starts from the radial aspect of the dorsal venous network on the back of the hand, ascends along the lateral border of the forearm, and continues up the arm. It is commonly used for venipuncture and for placement of intravenous catheters.

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  • 4. 

    Which superficial vein travels down the medial side of the arm?

    Correct Answer
    basilic vein
    basilic
    Explanation
    The basilic vein is the superficial vein that travels down the medial side of the arm. It is located on the inner side of the biceps brachii muscle and runs alongside the brachial artery. The basilic vein is commonly used for venipuncture and for the placement of intravenous lines or catheters.

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  • 5. 

    The ___________  ____________ vein is found in the bend of the arm and is mostly used for IV's.

    Correct Answer
    median cubital
    Explanation
    The median cubital vein is found in the bend of the arm and is commonly used for IV's. This vein is preferred for IV placement because it is large, easily accessible, and relatively stable, making it less likely to collapse or move during the procedure. Its location in the bend of the arm also allows for better immobilization and reduced risk of complications.

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  • 6. 

    This vein is the longest vein in the body and is located on the medial aspect of the leg.  It is usually harvested for bypass surgery.

    Correct Answer
    Greater saphenous vein
    Greater saphenous
    saphenous vein
    saphenous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the greater saphenous vein. This vein is the longest vein in the body and is located on the medial aspect of the leg. It is commonly used for bypass surgery, where it is harvested and used as a graft to bypass blocked or damaged arteries.

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  • 7. 

    Deep veins run parallel and have the same names as the corresponding arteries.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Deep veins are veins that are located deep within the body, surrounded by muscles and other tissues. They are responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood back to the heart. These deep veins typically have the same names as the corresponding arteries that supply blood to the same area of the body. This parallel arrangement of deep veins and arteries allows for efficient circulation and ensures that oxygenated blood is delivered to the tissues while deoxygenated blood is returned to the heart. Therefore, the statement that deep veins run parallel and have the same names as the corresponding arteries is true.

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  • 8. 

    This is a deep vein located in the thigh.

    Correct Answer
    femoral vein
    femoral
    Explanation
    The femoral vein is a deep vein located in the thigh. It is responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood from the lower extremities back to the heart.

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  • 9. 

    This deep vein is located behind the knee.

    Correct Answer
    popliteal vein
    popliteal
    Explanation
    The popliteal vein is the correct answer because it is a deep vein located behind the knee. It is formed by the merging of several smaller veins in the lower leg and continues up the thigh. The popliteal vein plays a crucial role in returning deoxygenated blood from the lower extremities back to the heart.

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  • 10. 

    The _________  __________  __________ is located on the lateral side of the calf.

    Correct Answer
    anterior tibial vein
    Explanation
    The anterior tibial vein is located on the lateral side of the calf. This vein runs alongside the anterior tibial artery and is responsible for draining blood from the lower leg and foot. It is situated on the outer side of the calf, closer to the front of the leg.

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  • 11. 

    The _________  __________  __________ is located on the medial side of the calf.

    Correct Answer
    posterior tibial vein
    Explanation
    The posterior tibial vein is located on the medial side of the calf.

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  • 12. 

    The femoral vein flows into the ___________  ___________ vein.

    Correct Answer
    external iliac
    Explanation
    The femoral vein is a major blood vessel in the thigh that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower limbs back to the heart. It drains into the external iliac vein, which is located in the pelvis. The external iliac vein continues upward and eventually merges with the internal iliac vein to form the common iliac vein. From there, the blood travels to the inferior vena cava and then returns to the heart.

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  • 13. 

    The external iliac vein and the internal iliac vein together make up the ...

    Correct Answer
    common iliac vein
    common iliac
    Explanation
    The external iliac vein and the internal iliac vein together make up the common iliac vein. The common iliac vein is a large vein that forms from the union of these two veins. It is located in the pelvis and carries deoxygenated blood from the lower limbs and pelvic organs back to the heart.

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  • 14. 

    The common iliac vein drains into the...

    Correct Answer
    inferior vena cava
    IVC
    Explanation
    The common iliac vein drains into the inferior vena cava (IVC). The inferior vena cava is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body back to the heart. The common iliac vein is formed by the union of the external and internal iliac veins and is responsible for draining blood from the pelvis and lower limbs.

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  • 15. 

    The IVC returns blood to the right atrium from all parts of the body below the _____________.

    Correct Answer
    diaphragm
    Explanation
    The inferior vena cava (IVC) is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower half of the body back to the heart. It returns blood to the right atrium, which is one of the four chambers of the heart. The IVC collects blood from all parts of the body below the diaphragm, which is a dome-shaped muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. Therefore, the correct answer is "diaphragm" as it accurately represents the boundary below which the IVC returns blood to the right atrium.

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  • 16. 

    What 3 paired veins have a left side that first drain into the left renal vein before draining into the IVC?

    Correct Answer
    testicular veins, ovarian veins, suprarenal veins
    testicular, ovarian, suprarenal
    testicular vein, ovarian vein, suprarenal vein
    Explanation
    The correct answer is testicular veins, ovarian veins, suprarenal veins. These three paired veins drain into the left renal vein before draining into the inferior vena cava (IVC). This is an important anatomical arrangement that allows for efficient drainage of blood from the testicles, ovaries, and adrenal glands into the systemic circulation.

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  • 17. 

    These paired veins drain the kidneys.

    Correct Answer
    Renal veins
    Renal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Renal veins." The renal veins are responsible for draining the kidneys. They carry deoxygenated blood from the kidneys back to the heart. The term "renal" refers to anything related to the kidneys.

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  • 18. 

    These 3 veins drain the liver.

    Correct Answer
    Hepatic veins
    Hepatic
    Explanation
    The hepatic veins are responsible for draining the liver. They carry deoxygenated blood from the liver back to the heart. The term "hepatic" is also used to describe anything related to the liver. Therefore, both "hepatic veins" and "hepatic" are correct answers to the question.

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  • 19. 

    What 2 deep veins drain into the brachial vein at about the elbow?

    Correct Answer
    ulnar vein, radial vein
    ulnar and radial
    ulnar vein and radial vein
    ulnar, radial
    radial vein, ulnar vein
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ulnar vein and radial vein". The ulnar vein and radial vein are two deep veins that drain into the brachial vein at about the elbow.

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  • 20. 

    Which vein drains into the axillary vein in the axilla?

    Correct Answer
    brachial vein
    brachial
    Explanation
    The brachial vein drains into the axillary vein in the axilla. The axillary vein is a major vein located in the armpit region, and it receives blood from various veins in the upper limb, including the brachial vein. The brachial vein is a deep vein that runs along the medial side of the upper arm and carries deoxygenated blood from the forearm and upper arm muscles. It then joins the axillary vein to continue the flow of blood towards the heart.

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  • 21. 

    Which vein drains into the subclavian vein?

    Correct Answer
    axillary vein
    axillary
    Explanation
    The axillary vein drains into the subclavian vein. The axillary vein is located in the armpit region and collects blood from the upper limb. It then joins with other veins to form the subclavian vein, which is a major vein in the thorax that receives blood from the upper limb, head, and neck.

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  • 22. 

    Which vein drains into the brachiocephalic vein?

    Correct Answer
    subclavian vein
    subclavian
    Explanation
    The subclavian vein drains into the brachiocephalic vein. The brachiocephalic vein is a major vein that receives blood from the upper limbs and head. The subclavian vein is located in the upper chest region and is responsible for draining blood from the arms. Therefore, it is correct to say that the subclavian vein drains into the brachiocephalic vein.

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  • 23. 

    The veins in the head and neck are drained by the ____________ vein that runs alongside the common carotid artery on either side.

    Correct Answer
    jugular
    Explanation
    The veins in the head and neck are drained by the jugular vein that runs alongside the common carotid artery on either side. The jugular vein is responsible for carrying deoxygenated blood from the head and neck back to the heart. It is a large and important vein in the circulatory system, and its location alongside the common carotid artery allows for efficient drainage and transport of blood.

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  • 24. 

    _____________ vein + ____________ vein  =  brachiocephalic vein

    Correct Answer
    subclavian, jugular
    jugular, subclavian
    Explanation
    The brachiocephalic vein is formed by the union of the subclavian vein and the jugular vein.

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  • 25. 

    The right and left brachiocephalic veins together form the __________  __________  __________. 

    Correct Answer
    superior vena cava
    svc
    Explanation
    The right and left brachiocephalic veins combine to form the superior vena cava (SVC). The SVC is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the upper body back to the heart. It is located in the upper chest, just above the heart, and is responsible for returning blood from the head, neck, arms, and upper chest to the right atrium of the heart. The SVC plays a crucial role in the circulatory system by ensuring the proper flow of blood throughout the body.

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  • 26. 

    Where does the superior vena cava drain into?

    Correct Answer
    right atrium
    the right atrium
    Explanation
    The superior vena cava is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the upper body to the heart. It drains into the right atrium, which is one of the four chambers of the heart. The right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from the superior vena cava and the inferior vena cava, and then pumps it into the right ventricle to be sent to the lungs for oxygenation. Therefore, the correct answer is "right atrium" or "the right atrium".

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