superior epigastric vein

n.

Any of the accompanying veins of the superior epigastric artery that are tributaries of the internal thoracic vein.

Nearby words

  1. superior cluneal nerve,
  2. superior conjunction,
  3. superior constrictor muscle of pharynx,
  4. superior court,
  5. superior dental plexus,
  6. superior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve,
  7. superior ganglion of vagus,
  8. superior gemellus muscle,
  9. superior general,
  10. superior gluteal nerve


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