accessory vertebral vein

noun
a vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the 7th cervical vertebra and empties into the brachiocephalic vein
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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