left inferior pulmonary vein
Definition: the vein returning oxygenated blood from the inferior lobe of the left lung to the left atrium; tributaries include the superior and common basal veins (branches) from the inferior lobe.
Synonym(s): vena pulmonalis inferior sinistraTA
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