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  1. saphenousadjective

    Relating to, or situated near, the saphenous vein.

  2. Etymology: From صافن, from σαφηνής, from σα- an intensive prefix + φαίνεσθαι.

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  1. Saphenousadjective

    manifest; -- applied to the two principal superficial veins of the lower limb of man

  2. Saphenousadjective

    of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the saphenous veins; as, the saphenous nerves; the saphenous opening, an opening in the broad fascia of the thigh through which the internal saphenous vein passes

  3. Etymology: [Gr. manifest.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saphenous

    sa-fē′nus, adj. prominent, as a vein of the leg.—n. Saphē′na, a prominent vein or nerve. [Gr. saphēnēs, plain.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saphenous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saphenous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. butch
    • C. occlusive
    • D. epidemic

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