intervertebral vein


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Noun1.intervertebral vein - one of several veins accompanying spinal nerves
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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Intervertebral veins directly connecting the vertebral venous system to the azygos venous system rather than the proximal end of the posterior intercostal veins.