Definition of Thoracic vein

1. Noun. Veins that drain the thoracic walls.

Exact synonyms: Vena Thoracica
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Chest, Pectus, Thorax

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoracic Vein

thoracic outlet syndrome
thoracic part of aorta
thoracic part of oesophagus
thoracic part of spinal cord
thoracic part of thoracic duct
thoracic respiration
thoracic rotator muscles
thoracic spinal nerves
thoracic spine
thoracic spine fracture
thoracic splanchnic nerves
thoracic stomach
thoracic surgeon
thoracic surgery
thoracic surgical procedures
thoracic vein (current term)
thoracic veins
thoracic vertebra
thoracic vertebrae
thoracic vertebras
thoracic wall
thoracoabdominal nerves

Literary usage of Thoracic vein

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1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"... striatum Basilar vein Suprascapular vein Acromio-thoracic vein Transversalis colli veins Long thoracic vein Vena azygos major Vena azygos minor inferior ..."

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