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right inferior pulmonary vein


Definition: the vein returning oxygenated blood from the inferior lobe of the right lung to the left atrium; tributaries include the superior vein and the common basal vein from the right inferior lobe.

Synonym(s): vena pulmonalis inferior dextraTA

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