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Medical Term:

superior branch of the right and left inferior pulmonary veins

Definition

tributaries of the right and left inferior pulmonary veins that receive oxygenated blood from the superior [S6] bronchopulmonary segments of the inferior lobes of the right and left lungs.

Synonym(s): ramus superior venae pulmonalis dextrae/sinistrae inferioris

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