azygous vein definition

  • noun:
    • certainly one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and stomach wall space; arises as a continuation regarding the correct ascending lumbar vein and terminates into the superior vena cava
    • one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and stomach wall space; arises as a continuation of the right ascending lumbar vein and terminates inside exceptional vena cava

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