vorticose vein


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Noun1.vorticose vein - a vein formed by branches from the back surface of the eye and the ciliary bodyvorticose vein - a vein formed by branches from the back surface of the eye and the ciliary body; empties into the ophthalmic 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"