subcutaneous veins of abdomen


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sub·cu·ta·ne·ous veins of ab·do·men

the network of superficial veins of the abdominal wall that empty into the thoracoepigastric, superficial epigastric, or superior epigastric veins and form portocaval anastomoses through their communications with the paraumbilical veins.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous veins of ab·do·men

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs vānz ab'dŏ-mĕn)
The network of superficial veins of the abdominal wall that empty into the thoracoepigastric, superficial epigastric, or superior epigastric veins and form portocaval anastomoses through their communications with the paraumbilical veins.