femoral vein definition

  • noun:
    • a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in identical sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the exterior iliac vein
    • a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in identical sheath; a continuation of this popliteal vein; becomes the exterior iliac vein
    • a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation for the popliteal vein; becomes the outside iliac vein
    • a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the additional iliac vein
    • a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation regarding the popliteal vein; becomes the external iliac vein

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