basilic vein

basilic vein

noun Anatomy.
a large vein on the inner side of the arm.

1660–70; < Latin vēna basilica royal vein Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To basilic vein
World English Dictionary
basilic vein (bəˈzɪlɪk)
a large vein situated on the inner side of the arm
[C18: from Latin basilicus kingly; see basil]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

basilic vein ba·sil·ic vein (bə-sĭl'ĭk)
A vein that arises on the back of the hand, curves around the medial side of the forearm, and passes up the medial side of the arm to join the axillary vein.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature