pancreaticoduodenal vein

n.

Any of the veins that accompany the superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal arteries and empty into the superior mesenteric or portal veins.

Nearby words

  1. peritoneoplasty,
  2. peritoneoscope,
  3. peritoneoscopy,
  4. peritoneotomy,
  5. peritoneovenous shunt,
  6. peritonitis,
  7. peritonitis deformans,
  8. peritonsillar abscess,
  9. peritonsillitis,
  10. peritrack


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