tibial vein

noun

Medical Definition of tibial vein

: any of several veins that accompany the corresponding tibial arteries and that unite to form the popliteal vein:
a : one accompanying the posterior tibial artery

called also posterior tibial vein

b : one accompanying the anterior tibial artery

called also anterior tibial vein

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“Tibial vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tibial%20vein. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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