Medical Definition of Right hepatic veins

1. Veins draining much of the right lobe of the liver (posterior segments [VI & VII] and part of the inferior anterior segment [V]) which merge to form a single or sometimes double trunk, draining into the right side of the suprahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava (between the superior surface of the liver and the diaphragm); when single, it is the largest vein of the liver. Synonym: venae hepaticae dextrae. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Right Hepatic Veins

right gastric vein
right gastro-omental artery
right gastro-omental lymph nodes
right gastroepiploic artery
right gastroepiploic lymph nodes
right gastroepiploic vein
right gastroomental vein
right hand
right handed
right hander
right heart
right hemisphere
right hepatic artery
right hepatic duct
right hepatic veins (current term)
right ideal
right identities
right identity
right inferior pulmonary vein
right interlobar pulmonary artery
right inverse
right lateral
right lobe
right lobe of liver
right lumbar lymph nodes
right lung segments
right lymphatic duct
right main bronchus
right margin of heart

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