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right superior pulmonary vein


Definition: the vein returning oxygenated blood from the superior and middle lobes of the right lung to the left atrium; tributaries include apical anterior and posterior veins (branches) from the right superior lobe and the middle lobe vein.

Synonym(s): vena pulmonalis superior dextraTA

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