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

Origin and Etymology of saphenous

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


Medical Dictionary

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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