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internal thoracic vein

 

Definition: venae comitantes of each artery of the same name, fusing into one at the upper part of the thorax and emptying into the brachiocephalic vein of the same side; receive drainage of anterior chest wall.

Synonym(s): vena thoracica internaTA

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