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anterior basal vein


Definition: tributary of the superior basal vein of the right or left inferior pulmonary vein that drains oxygenated blood from the anterior basal region of the inferior lobe of the right or left lung.

Synonym(s): vena basalis anteriorTA, anterior basal branch of superior basal vein (of right and left inferior pulmonary veins), ramus basalis anterior venae basalis superioris

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