<vein>

<anatomy> Veins, usually anterior and posterior, which drain the neck of the gallbladder and cystic duct, along which they pass to enter the right branch of the portal vein; they communicate extensively with surrounding veins of the stomach, duodenum and pancreas.

Synonyms: vena cystica.

(05 Mar 2000)

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