saphenous

adjective
sa·​phe·​nous | \sə-ˈfē-nəs, ˈsa-fə-nəs \

Definition of saphenous 

: of, relating to, associated with, or being either of the two chief superficial veins of the leg saphenous nerve

First Known Use of saphenous

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saphenous

saphena saphenous vein, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic ṣāfin

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saphenous

adjective
sa·​phe·​nous | \sə-ˈfē-nəs, ˈsaf-ə-nəs \

Medical Definition of saphenous 

: of, relating to, associated with, or being either of the saphenous veins

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