median antebrachial vein

noun

Medical Definition of median antebrachial vein

: a vein that is usually present in the forearm, that drains the plexus of veins in the palm of the hand, and that runs up the little-finger side of the forearm to join the median cubital vein or may divide into two branches to join the cephalic and basilic veins or may be missing as a recognizably distinct vessel

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“Median antebrachial vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/median%20antebrachial%20vein. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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