phrenic vein


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Noun1.phrenic vein - either of two veins that drain the diaphragm
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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The tumor approximated the left phrenic vein but did not invade it.