basilic vein

noun

ba·​sil·​ic vein bə-ˈsil-ik- How to pronounce basilic vein (audio)
: a vein of the upper arm lying along the inner border of the biceps muscle, draining the whole limb, and opening into the axillary vein

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“Basilic vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/basilic%20vein. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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