pro·​fun·​da | \ prəˈfəndə \
plural profundae\ -​nˌdē \

Definition of profunda

: any of various deep-seated arteries or veins: such as
a : the largest branch of the brachial artery in the upper part of the arm
b : the deep femoral artery
c : a tributary of the femoral vein a short distance below Poupart's ligament

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History and Etymology for profunda

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of profundus deep

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“Profunda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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