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intersegmental vein


Definition: a vein receiving blood from adjacent bronchopulmonary segments; it emerges from the inferior margin of a segment to become a tributary of a branch of a pulmonary vein.

Synonym(s): intersegmental part of pulmonary veinTA, partes intersegmentales venarum pulmonumTA, infrasegmental part

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