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.
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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.
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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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