central veins of liver

pl.n.

The terminal branches of the hepatic veins, lying centrally in the hepatic lobules and receiving blood from the liver sinusoids.

Nearby words

  1. central time,
  2. central treaty organization,
  3. central valley,
  4. central vein of retina,
  5. central vein of suprarenal gland,
  6. central venous catheter,
  7. central venous pressure,
  8. central vision,
  9. central-fire,
  10. centralia


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