lateral thoracic vein

n.

A tributary of the axillary vein, draining the lateral thoracic wall and communicating with the thoracoepigastric and intercostal veins.

Nearby words

  1. lateral spinal sclerosis,
  2. lateral supraclavicular nerve,
  3. lateral system,
  4. lateral thalamic peduncle,
  5. lateral thinking,
  6. lateral ventricle,
  7. laterality,
  8. lateralization,
  9. laterally,
  10. lateran


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