of, relating to, or situated near the saphenous vein.
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How to use saphenous in a sentence
He developed a superficial saphenous thrombophlebitis in the right leg, not the one that the injury occurred in.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
A new sheath may be provided for the tendon by resecting a portion of the great saphenous vein.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
In the leg the sciatic and saphenous nerves are partly mapped out, giving to the patient the appearance of an anatomical diagram.Colouration in Animals and Plants | Alfred Tylor
A vestige of this saphenous artery, however, remains in Man as the anastomotica magna.
The small sciatic was occasionally injured in its course in the buttock, and the small saphenous in the leg.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 | George Henry Makins