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Medical Term:

left superior intercostal vein

 

Definition: the vein formed by the union of the left second, third, and fourth intercostal veins; it passes forward across the arch of the aorta to empty into the left brachiocephalic vein and frequently communicates also with the accessory hemiazygos vein.

Synonym(s): vena intercostalis superior sinistraTA

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