vena cephalica

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Related to vena cephalica: basilic vein
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Noun1.vena cephalica - a large vein of the arm that empties into the axillary vein
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"
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
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Septicemia with Agrobacterium species from a permanent vena cephalica catheter.