inferior ophthalmic vein
Definition: arises from the inferior palpebral and lacrimal veins and divides into two terminal branches, one of which runs to the pterygoid plexus whereas the other joins the superior ophthalmic vein or empties into the cavernous sinus.
Synonym(s): vena ophthalmica inferiorTA
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