thebesian vessel

noun, sometimes capitalized T the·be·sian vessel \thə̇ˈbēzhən-\
variants: less commonly

thebesian vein

or

thebesian channel

\thə̇ˈbēzhən-\

Definition of thebesian vessel

  1. :  any of the minute veins of the heart wall that drain directly into the cavity of the heart

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Origin and Etymology of thebesian vessel

from Adam C. Thebesius †1732 German anatomist + English -an


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