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Medical Term:

cystic veins

Definition

veins, usually anterior and posterior, which drain the neck of the gallbladder and cystic duct, along which they pass to enter the right branch of the portal vein; they communicate extensively with surrounding veins of the stomach, duodenum, and pancreas.

Synonym(s): vena cysticaTA

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