accessory hemiazygous vein

noun
a vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel

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  • accessory hemiazygos vein — noun a vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein • Syn: ↑accessory hemiazygous vein, ↑vena hemiazygos accessoria • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • vena — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑venous blood vessel • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • vena hemiazygos accessoria — noun a vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein • Syn: ↑accessory hemiazygos vein, ↑accessory hemiazygous vein • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

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