Middle hepatic veins | definition of middle hepatic veins by Medical dictionary
middle hepatic veins
intermediate hepatic veins [TA]
veins draining the central portion of the liver (the left sides of the superior anterior segment [VIII]) and the inferior anterior segment [V] of the right (part of the) liver and the right side of the medial segment [IV] of the left (part of the) liver, forming a trunk that merges with that of the left hepatic veins about 90% of the time before entering the left side of the inferior vena cava.
middle hepatic veins Veins that drain the medial segment of the left lobe and lower part of the anterior segment of the right lobe of the liver. They either enter the left side of the vena cava as a common stem or join the stem of the left hepatic veins to form a common trunk as they enter the vena cava.