Bronchial vein

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bronchial vein n.
Any of the veins that run in front of and behind the bronchi and unite into two main trunks emptying on the right into the azygos vein and on the left into the accessory hemiazygos vein or the left superior intercostal vein.

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bronchial vein

noun
veins serving the bronchi; empty into the azygos vein 
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