Medical Definition of Sappey's veins

1. Several small veins arising from cutaneous veins about the umbilicus running along the round ligament of the liver, and terminating as accessory portal veins in the substance of this organ; they constitute a portocaval anastomosis and are subject to varicosity druign portal hypertension; varicose paraumbilical veins form the "caput medussae". Synonym: venae paraumbilicales, Sappey's veins. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sappey's Veins

Sapan
Saphar
Sapindaceae
Sapindales
Sapindus drumondii
Sapindus marginatus
Sapindus saponaria
Sapir
Saponaria
Saponaria officinalis
Saponaria vaccaria
Sapotaceae
Sappey
Sappey's fibres
Sappey's plexus
Sappey's veins
Sapphic
Sapphic ode
Sapphick
Sapphire
Sapphist
Sappho
Sapporo
Saprolegnia
Saprolegnia ferax
Saprolegniales
Sapsago
Sapta Sindhu
Saqqaq
Saqqara

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