median cubital vein

noun

Medical Definition of median cubital vein

: a continuation of the cephalic vein of the forearm that passes obliquely toward the inner side of the arm in the bend of the elbow to join with the ulnar veins in forming the basilic vein and is often selected for venipuncture

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“Median cubital vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/median%20cubital%20vein. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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