vena saphena


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Related to vena saphena: Vena saphena magna
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Noun1.vena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the footvena saphena - either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
great saphenous vein, long saphenous vein - the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein
short saphenous vein - a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the knee
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
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The left vena saphena magna was explored and harvested, the diameter was large enough and no segmental involvement and/or evidence related to vasculitis were observed.