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dorsal branches of the posterior intercostal veins 4–11


Definition: major tributaries of the fourth through 11th posterior intercostal veins; area drained is the same as that supplied by the dorsal branches of posterior intercostal arteries.

Synonym(s): rami dorsales venarum intercostalium posteriorum IV–XITA

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