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small saphenous vein

n.

A vein that arises from the union of the dorsal vein of the little toe with the dorsal venous arch and ascends through the middle of the calf to the lower portion of the popliteal space where it empties into the popliteal vein.

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Nearby words

small pelvis, small pica, small potatoes, small print, small pudendal lips, small saphenous vein, small screen, small slam, small stores, small stuff, small talk
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