bronchial veins


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Related to bronchial veins: azygos vein, Bronchial arteries, thebesian veins

bron·chi·al veins

[TA]
many veins running in front of and behind the bronchi and uniting into two main trunks that empty on the right side into the azygos vein, on the left into the accessory hemiazygos or the left superior intercostal vein.
Synonym(s): venae bronchiales [TA]

bronchial veins

Small veins of the pulmonary parenchyma, which begin at the root of the lung and receive blood from vessels near the bronchial arteries. Right bronchial veins drain into the azygos vein, the left into the left superior intercostal vein or accessory hemiazygos vein.

bronchial veins

 Veins that begin at the root of the lung and receive blood from vessels near the bronchial arteries.

bron·chi·al veins

(brong'kē-ăl vānz)
Many veins running in front of and behind the bronchi and uniting into two main trunks that empty on the right side into the azygos vein, on the left into the accessory hemiazygos or the left superior intercostal vein.