posterior tibial vein

n.

One of two veins that accompany the posterior tibial artery and terminate into the popliteal vein.

Nearby words

  1. posterior spinocerebellar tract,
  2. posterior staphyloma,
  3. posterior supraclavicular nerve,
  4. posterior synechia,
  5. posterior tibial muscle,
  6. posterior vein of left ventricle,
  7. posterior vein of septum pellucidum,
  8. posteriority,
  9. posteriorly,
  10. posterity


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