bronchial vein


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Related to bronchial vein: bronchial artery, azygos vein

bronchial vein

Two right and two left bronchial veins collect systemic (deoxygenated) blood from the bronchi and other lung tissues and return it to the systemic venous pool via the azygos vein on the right and the accessory hemiazygos vein on the left.
See also: vein