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Noun: esophageal veins
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: oesophageal veins)
  1. Small veins from the esophagus emptying into the brachiocephalic vein or the azygos veins
    - oesophageal veins [Brit], venae esophageae

Type of: vein, vena, venous blood vessel

Encyclopedia: Esophageal veins