Early Development, Devel. Physiol., Dr. D. Penney



Table 2.03a - Fetal Arteries and Veins:

Arteries:

  • R and L dorsal aorta - fuse to one, in middle; run to yolk sac, allantois, chorion

  • Intersegmental arteries (30)

  • Vertebral artery

  • Subclavian artery

  • Intercostal, lumbar, common iliac, lateral sacral arteries

  • Vitelline arteries - to yolk sac and gut; celiac, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric

  • Phrenic arteries - supra-renal, renal and gonadal arteries

  • Umbilical arteries (2) - internal iliac & superior vesical arteries --> medial umbilical ligaments

  • Aortic arches

    Veins:

  • Vitelline veins - from yolk sac

  • Umbilical vein - from chorion

  • Cardinal veins - from body

  • Inferior vena cava


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