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central veins of liver

 

Definition: initial vein of the hepatic venous system, located in the center of the conceptual hepatic lobule, receiving blood from sinuses and draining into collecting veins that become hepatic veins.

Synonym(s): venae centrales hepatisTA, Krukenberg veins

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