anterior vertebral vein

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anterior vertebral vein n.
A vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens below into the vertebral vein.

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anterior vertebral vein

noun
a vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens into the vertebral vein 
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