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saphenous

[suh-fee-nuh s] /səˈfi nəs/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or situated near the saphenous vein.
noun
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; saphen(a) + -ous
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  • One branch usually accompanies the small saphenous vein.
  • Along its lateral side, but superficial to it, is the small saphenous vein.

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