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lateral femoral circumflex vein

noun

medical Definition of lateral femoral circumflex vein

: a vein that accompanies the lateral femoral circumflex artery and empties into the femoral vein or sometimes into one of its tributaries and that corresponds to the deep femoral artery — compare medial femoral circumflex vein

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