Hemiazygous vein | Article about hemiazygous vein by The Free Dictionary
hemiazygous vein[¦he·mē′az·ə·gəs ′vān]
A vein on the left side of the vertebral column which drains blood from the left ascending lumbar vein to the azygos vein.
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