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Medical Term:

central veins of liver


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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