vena circumflexa


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Noun1.vena circumflexa - any of several curved parallel veins accompanying arteries of the same name
circumflex iliac vein, vena circumflexa ilium - accompanies the artery of the same name
circumflex femoral vein, vena circumflexus femoris - either of two veins that accompany arteries of the same name serving the hip and thigh
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"