superficial epigastric vein

n.

A vein that drains the lower and medial part of the anterior abdominal wall and empties into the great saphenous vein.

Nearby words

  1. superfemale,
  2. superfetation,
  3. superficial,
  4. superficial dorsal veins of clitoris,
  5. superficial dorsal veins of penis,
  6. superficial fascia,
  7. superficial fascia of perineum,
  8. superficial flexor muscle of fingers,
  9. superficial inguinal ring,
  10. superficial lingual muscle


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