pericardiacophrenic vein

pericardiacophrenic vein

n.
Any of the veins that accompany the pericardiacophrenic artery and empty into the brachiocephalic vein or the superior vena cava.
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Left paracardiac mass caused by dilated pericardiacophrenic vein: report of four cases.
Transdiaphragmatic portosystemic shunt to the pericardiacophrenic vein. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1993; 161: 569-71.