short saphenous vein

short saphenous vein
noun
a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the knee
Hypernyms: ↑saphenous vein, ↑vena saphena

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  • Saphenous vein — The saphenous veins there are two, the great and the small saphenous veins – serve as the principal veins running superficially (near the surface) up the leg. The great saphenous vein (also called the large saphenous vein) goes from the foot all… …   Medical dictionary

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  • saphenous vein — saphena either of two superficial veins of the leg, draining blood from the foot. The long saphenous vein – the longest vein in the body – runs from the foot, up the medial side of the leg, to the groin, where it joins the femoral vein. The short …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Вена Ноги Подкожная (Saphenous Vein, Saphena) — одна из двух поверхностных вен ноги, отводящая кровь от стопы. Большая подкожная вена ноги (long saphenous vein) является самой длинной веной в теле человека: начинаясь от стопы, она проходит вверх по медиальной стороне ноги к паховой области,… …   Медицинские термины

  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ovarian vein syndrome — Relation of artery to ureter In medicine, ovarian vein syndrome is a rare (possibly not uncommon, certainly under diagnosed) condition in which a dilated ovarian vein compresses the ureter (the tube that brings the urine from the kidney to the… …   Wikipedia

  • ВЕНА НОГИ ПОДКОЖНАЯ — (saphenous vein, saphena) одна из двух поверхностных вен ноги, отводящая кровь от стопы. Большая подкожная вена ноги (long saphenous vein) является самой длинной веной в теле человека: начинаясь от стопы, она проходит вверх по медиальной стороне… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • vena saphena — noun either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot • Syn: ↑saphenous vein • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑long saphenous vein, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Varicose veins — ICD9|671 ICDO = OMIM = 192200 MedlinePlus = 001109 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2788 MeshID = D014648 Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and twisted. Carl Arnold Ruge is credited with having first defined varicose veins as …   Wikipedia

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