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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“Lateral femoral circumflex vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20femoral%20circumflex%20vein. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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