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apical vein

 

Definition: tributary of the right superior pulmonary vein that drains oxygenated blood from the apical region of the right lung.

Synonym(s): vena apicalisTA, apical branch of right superior pulmonary vein, ramus apicalis venae pulmonalis dextrae superioris

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