Retzius's vein

noun Ret·zi·us's vein \ˈretsēəs(ə̇z)-\

Definition of Retzius's vein

  1. :  any of various veins in the dorsal part of the abdomen forming anastomoses between the inferior vena cava and the superior and inferior mesenteric veins

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Origin and Etymology of retzius's vein

after Anders Adolf Retzius †1860 Swedish anatomist and anthropologist


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