anterior vertebral vein

n.

A vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens below into the vertebral vein.

Nearby words

  1. anterior synechia,
  2. anterior tibial compartment syndrome,
  3. anterior tibial vein,
  4. anterior tooth,
  5. anterior vein of septum pellucidum,
  6. anteriority,
  7. anteriorly,
  8. antero,
  9. antero-,
  10. anterofacial dysplasia


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