central vein of the retina

noun

Medical Definition of central vein of the retina

: a vein that is formed by union of the veins draining the retina, passes with the central artery of the retina in the optic nerve, and empties into the superior ophthalmic vein

called also central retinal vein

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“Central vein of the retina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/central%20vein%20of%20the%20retina. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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