circumflex femoral vein

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circumflex femoral vein n.

  1. Any of the veins that accompany the lateral circumflex femoral artery; lateral circumflex femoral vein.

  2. Any of the veins that parallel the medial circumflex femoral artery; medial circumflex femoral vein.

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circumflex femoral vein

either of two veins that accompany arteries of the same name serving the hip and thigh 
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