- superficial veins of upper limb
- venae superficiales membri superioris.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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venae superficiales membri superioris — [TA] superficial veins of upper limb: veins that drain the upper limb, found immediately beneath the skin, and anastomosing freely with the deep veins; they include the cephalic, basilic, and median cubital and antebrachial veins, and their… … Medical dictionary
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venae profundae membri superioris — [TA] deep veins of upper limb: veins that drain the upper limb, found accompanying homonymous arteries, and anastomosing freely with the superficial veins; they include the brachial, ulnar, and radial veins, and their tributaries, all of which… … Medical dictionary
venae membri superioris — [TA] veins of upper limb: veins that drain the arm, forearm, and hand, divided into superficial veins (those in the superficial fascia) and deep veins (those that accompany arteries); there are frequent anastomoses between the two groups. See… … Medical dictionary
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