Medical Dictionary

femoral vein

noun

Medical Definition of FEMORAL VEIN

:  the chief vein of the thigh that is a continuation of the popliteal vein, accompanies the femoral artery in the upper part of its course, and continues above the inguinal ligament as the external iliac vein

Illustration of FEMORAL VEIN

July 01, 2015
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