central veins of liver


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central veins of liver

[TA]
initial vein of the hepatic venous system, located in the center of the conceptual hepatic lobule, receiving blood from sinuses and draining into collecting veins that become hepatic veins.

cen·tral veins of liv·er

(sen'trăl vānz liv'ĕr) [TA]
Initial vein of the hepatic venous system, located in the center of the conceptual hepatic lobule, receiving blood from sinuses and draining into collecting veins that become hepatic veins.
Synonym(s): Krukenberg veins.

Krukenberg,

Adolph, German anatomist, 1816-1877.
Krukenberg veins - the terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie centrally in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids. Synonym(s): central veins of liver
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