Definition of Cystic vein

1. Noun. Vein that drains the gallbladder.

Exact synonyms: Vena Cystica
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel

Medical Definition of Cystic vein

1. Veins, usually anterior and posterior, which drain the neck of the gallbladder and cystic duct, along which they pass to enter the right branch of the portal vein; they communicate extensively with surrounding veins of the stomach, duodenum and pancreas. Synonym: vena cystica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cystic Vein

cystic hygroma
cystic hyperplasia
cystic hyperplasia of the breast
cystic kidney
cystic liver metastases
cystic lymph node
cystic lymphangiectasis
cystic mastitis
cystic medial necrosis
cystic node
cystic papillomatous craniopharyngioma
cystic polyp
cystic vein (current term)
cysticercus disease

Literary usage of Cystic vein

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The cystic vein. ... generally receives the cystic vein, although it sometimes terminates in the right branch of the vena portae. The portal vein divides, ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The cystic vein (v. cystica) drains the blood from the gall-bladder, and, accompanying the cystic duct, usually ends in the right branch of the portal vein. ..."

3. Lang's German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied by Hugo Lang, Milton Kayton Meyers (1913)
"... secretion of bile Gallen-ader, /. cystic vein Gallen-arm, a. deficient in bile ... cystic vein Gallenblasen-bruch, m. hernia of gallbladder ..."

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