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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ko'mez, kom'i-tez

Definition: A blood vessel accompanying another vessel or a nerve; the veins accompanying an artery, often two in number, are called venae comitantes or venae comites.

[L. a companion, fr. com-, together, + eo, pp. itus, to go]

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