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innominate vein

noun, Anatomy
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for innominate vein
  • On the left side, the vagus enters the thorax between the left carotid and subclavian arteries, behind the left innominate vein.
  • The veins end in the left innominate vein, and in the thyroid veins.
innominate vein in Medicine

innominate vein n.
See brachiocephalic vein.

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