femoral vein

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femoral vein n.
A vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath and becomes the external iliac vein.

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femoral vein

noun
a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the external iliac vein 
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