brachiocephalic vein

  1. either of two major veins, formed by the merger of the subclavian and internal jugular veins, that drain blood from the head and arms.

Origin of brachiocephalic vein

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby brachiocephalic vein Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024