left hepatic vein

(redirected from venae hepaticae sinistrae)

left he·pa·tic vein

[TA]
vein draining the medial segment [IV] and the left lateral segments [II & III] of the liver, a single or paired trunk of variable size that usually (90% of the time) merges with the middle hepatic vein before entering the terminal portion of the superior vena cava.
Synonym(s): venae hepaticae sinistrae [TA]