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accompanying vein

accompanying vein in Medicine

accompanying vein ac·com·pa·ny·ing vein (ə-kŭm'pə-nē-ĭng, ə-kŭmp'nē-ĭng)
n.

  1. A vein accompanying another structure.

  2. Either of a pair of veins, occasionally more, that closely accompany an artery in such a manner that the pulsations of the artery aid venous return.

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