accompanying vein

noun
a vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return
Syn: ↑vena comitans
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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