superior ophthalmic vein

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Noun1.superior ophthalmic vein - a vein that begins at the inner angle of the eye socket and passes through the superior orbital fissure to empty into the cavernous sinus
ophthalmic vein, vena ophthalmica - either of two veins that serve the eye; empties into the cavernous sinus
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