Definition of innominate vein in English:

innominate vein

Syllabification: in·nom·i·nate vein

noun

Anatomy
Either of two large veins of the neck formed by the junction of the external jugular and subclavian veins.
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  • The left innominate vein may receive anomalous pulmonary veins; the longest recorded living history of an individual with this ‘incompatible with life’ variation is forty-two years.
  • In 3 patients, one or both lobes lay behind the innominate vein and in 2 patients a microscopical focus of thymus was found in fat lying distant from gross thymic tissue.
  • The innominate vein was identified superiorly and the dissection was carried anterior to the innominate vein freeing all structures anterior to it.

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