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posterior vein


Definition: tributary of the right superior pulmonary vein draining oxygenated blood from the posterior region of the superior lobe of the right lung.

Synonym(s): posterior branch of right superior pulmonary veinTA, ramus posterior venae pulmonalis dextrae superiorisTA, vena posteriorTA

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