pectoral vein

n.

Any of the veins draining the pectoral muscles and emptying into the subclavian vein.

Nearby words

  1. pectoral fin,
  2. pectoral girdle,
  3. pectoral muscle,
  4. pectoral nerve,
  5. pectoral sandpiper,
  6. pectoralis,
  7. pectoriloquy,
  8. pectose,
  9. pectous,
  10. pectus


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