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areolar venous plexus


Definition: a venous plexus in the areola surrounding the nipple, formed by the mammary veins, and sending its blood to the lateral thoracic vein; erectile tissue of the areola of the nipple.

Synonym(s): plexus venosus areolarisTA, circulus venosus halleri, Haller circle2, vascular circle3, venous circle of mammary gland

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