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.