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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vorticose veins

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