- of, relating to, or situated near the saphenous vein.
Origin of saphenous
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A vestige of this saphenous artery, however, remains in Man as the anastomotica magna.
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