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Medical Term:

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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