vorticose veins

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vor·ti·cose veins

[TA]
several veins (usually four) from the vascular tunic of the eyeball formed of veins accompanying the posterior ciliary arteries and the ciliary body; then drain into the superior or inferior ophthalmic vein.

vorticose veins

four large veins involved in the venous drainage of the eyeball. They exit through the sclera from each of the posterior quadrants of the eyeball and enter the superior and inferior ophthalmic veins.

vor·tex veins

(vōr'teks vānz)
Several veins (usually four) from the vascular tunic formed of veins accompanying the posterior ciliary arteries and the ciliary body; these drain into the superior or inferior ophthalmic vein.
Synonym(s): vorticose veins.

vorticose veins

Four veins in the CHOROID coat of the eye, the branches of which have a whorled appearance.