sciatic vein

noun

Definition of sciatic vein

: any of the veins accompanying the sciatic arteries : a gluteal vein

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First Known Use of sciatic vein

1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Sciatic vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sciatic%20vein. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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