Medical Dictionary

hepatic vein


hepatic vein


Definition of HEPATIC VEIN

:  any of the veins that carry the blood received from the hepatic artery and from the hepatic portal vein away from the liver and that in humans are usually three in number and open into the inferior vena cava

Illustration of HEPATIC VEIN

March 06, 2015
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