oesophageal veins


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Related to oesophageal veins: variceal
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Noun1.oesophageal veins - small veins from the esophagus emptying into the brachiocephalic vein or the azygos veins
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"