Definition of Saphenous. Meaning of Saphenous. Synonyms of Saphenous

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Definition of Saphenous

Saphenous
Saphenous Sa*phe"nous, a. [Gr. ? manifest.] (Anat.) (a) Manifest; -- applied to the two principal superficial veins of the lower limb of man. (b) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the saphenous veins; as, the saphenous nerves; the saphenous opening, an opening in the broad fascia of the thigh through which the internal saphenous vein passes.

Meaning of Saphenous from wikipedia

- The great saphenous vein (GSV, alternately "long saphenous vein"; /səˈfiːnəs/) is a large, subcutaneous, superficial vein of the leg. It is the longest...
- The saphenous nerve (long or internal saphenous nerve) is the largest cutaneous branch of the femoral nerve. It is a strictly sensory nerve, and has no...
- Saphenous may refer to one of two saphenous veins or the saphenous nerve in the leg: Great saphenous vein Small saphenous vein Saphenous nerve This disambiguation...
- In anatomy, the saphenous opening (saphenous hiatus, also fossa ovalis) is an oval opening in the upper mid part of the fascia lata of the thigh. It lies...
- the long saphenous vein provided the perforator veins are competent and absent DVT in the deep veins. With this method, the long saphenous vein is preserved...
- The small saphenous vein (also short saphenous vein or lesser saphenous vein) is a relatively large superficial vein of the posterior leg. The origin...
- The anterior accessory saphenous vein is a special anterior tributary of the great saphenous vein (GSV), draining the antero-lateral face of the thigh...
- branches: a saphenous branch, which classically joins with the medial inferior genicular artery. muscular and articular branches. The saphenous branch pierces...
- which means it is not detached from the origin. In the other, a great saphenous vein is removed from a leg; one end is attached to the aorta or one of...
- junction (SFJ) is located at the saphenous opening within the groin and formed by the meeting of the great saphenous vein (GSV), common femoral vein and...