Thing > MedicalEntity > AnatomicalStructure > Vessel > Vein

A type of blood vessel that specifically carries blood to the heart.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Vein
drainsTo Vessel The vasculature that the vein drains into.
regionDrained AnatomicalSystem  or
AnatomicalStructure 
The anatomical or organ system drained by this vessel; generally refers to a specific part of an organ.
tributary AnatomicalStructure The anatomical or organ system that the vein flows into; a larger structure that the vein connects to.
Properties from AnatomicalStructure
associatedPathophysiology Text If applicable, a description of the pathophysiology associated with the anatomical system, including potential abnormal changes in the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the system.
bodyLocation Text Location in the body of the anatomical structure.
connectedTo AnatomicalStructure Other anatomical structures to which this structure is connected.
diagram ImageObject An image containing a diagram that illustrates the structure and/or its component substructures and/or connections with other structures.
function Text Function of the anatomical structure.
partOfSystem AnatomicalSystem The anatomical or organ system that this structure is part of.
relatedCondition MedicalCondition A medical condition associated with this anatomy.
relatedTherapy MedicalTherapy A medical therapy related to this anatomy.
subStructure AnatomicalStructure Component (sub-)structure(s) that comprise this anatomical structure.
Properties from MedicalEntity
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

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