superior epigastric vein


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superior epigastric vein

n.
Any of the accompanying veins of the superior epigastric artery that are tributaries of the internal thoracic vein.
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There were varicose veins in both lower limbs, more marked on the right, and tortuous distended superficial inferior and superior epigastric veins on the trunk The direction of flow in the latter was cephalad.

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