thebesian vessel


the·​be·​sian vessel
variants or less commonly thebesian vein or thebesian channel
sometimes capitalized T
: any of the minute veins of the heart wall that drain directly into the cavity of the heart

Word History


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

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“Thebesian vessel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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