Definition of Central veins of liver
1. Noun. Terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids.
Medical Definition of Central veins of liver
1. The terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie centrally in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids. Synonym: venae centrales hepatis, Krukenberg's veins. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Central Veins Of Liver
Literary usage of Central veins of liver
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomical Names: Especially the Basle Nomina Anatomica ("BNA") by Albert Chauncey Eycleshymer, Daniel Martin Schoemaker, Roy Lee Moodie, Wilhelm His (1917)
"... gl. suprarenalis—61.62 = Central vein of suprarenal gland = centrales hepatis—56:78 = central veins of liver — cen tralis retinae—75:63 = Central vein ..."