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Umbilical Veins

"Umbilical Veins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Venous vessels in the umbilical cord. They carry oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from the mother to the FETUS via the PLACENTA. In humans, there is normally one umbilical vein.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Umbilical Veins" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Umbilical Veins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.