palatine vein


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Noun1.palatine vein - a vein that drains the region of the palate and empties into the facial veinpalatine vein - a vein that drains the region of the palate and empties into the facial vein
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"
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