profunda

noun pro·fun·da \prəˈfəndə\

Definition of profunda

plural

profundae

\-nˌdē\
  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of profunda

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of profundus deep — more at profound


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