lateral femoral circumflex vein

noun

: 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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“Lateral femoral circumflex vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20femoral%20circumflex%20vein. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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