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səˈfi nəssaphe·nous vein

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saphenous vein, vena saphenanoun

    either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot


  1. saphenous veinnoun

    Usually referring to the great saphenous vein, but may also refer to the small saphenous vein.


  1. saphenous vein

    The saphenous vein is a large, superficial vein in the leg that runs from the foot to the thigh. It's the longest vein in the body, and it plays a key role in returning deoxygenated blood from the lower extremities back to the heart. There are two main saphenous veins: the great saphenous vein, which runs along the length of the leg, and the small saphenous vein, which runs along the back of the calf muscle. These veins are often used in coronary artery bypass graft surgeries.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Saphenous Vein

    The vein which drains the foot and leg.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saphenous vein in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saphenous vein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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