costoaxillary vein

[ kŏs′tō-ăksə-lĕr′ē ]

n.

Any of a number of anastomotic veins connecting the intercostal veins of the first to the seventh intercostal spaces with the lateral thoracic or the thoracoepigastric vein.

Nearby words

  1. costively,
  2. costly,
  3. costmary,
  4. costner,
  5. costo-,
  6. costocervical artery,
  7. costochondral,
  8. costochondritis,
  9. costoclavicular,
  10. costoclavicular ligament


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