profunda

noun

pro·​fun·​da
prəˈfəndə
plural profundae
-nˌdē
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of profundus deep

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“Profunda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/profunda. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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