metacarpal vein


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Noun1.metacarpal vein - dorsal and palmar veins of the handmetacarpal vein - dorsal and palmar veins of the hand
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"
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
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Fluorescein sodium (75 mg; Funduscein, Novartis Corporation, New York, NY, USA) was injected into the left medial metacarpal vein, and both wings were illuminated immediately with an ultraviolet light.
Venous drainage of the hypothenar region is provided through three separate systems, namely, superficial palmar veins, digital artery concomitant vein, and dorsal metacarpal veins.[4] Ideally, we support including two of these three systems in the flap during flap elevation.