parumbilical vein

noun

par·​um·​bil·​i·​cal vein
ˌpar-ˌəm-ˈbil-i-kəl-, British usually -ˌəm-bə-ˈlī-
: any of several small veins that connect the veins of the anterior abdominal wall with the portal vein and the internal and common iliac veins

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“Parumbilical vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parumbilical%20vein. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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