Sappey, Marie P.C.

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Marie P.C., French anatomist, 1810-1896.
Sappey fibers - nonstriated muscular fibers in the check ligaments of the eyeball.
Sappey plexus - a network of lymphatics in the areola of the nipple.
Sappey veins - several small veins arising from cutaneous veins about the umbilicus, running along the round ligament of the liver and terminating as accessory portal veins. Synonym(s): paraumbilical veins
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