basilic vein

basilic vein
a large vein in the arm, extending from the hand along the back of the forearm, then passing forward to the inner side of the arm at the elbow.

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  • Basilic vein — Infobox Vein Name = Basilic vein Latin = GraySubject = 172 GrayPage = 662 Caption = The veins of the right axilla, viewed from in front. Caption2 = Superficial veins of the upper limb. DrainsFrom = Source = dorsal venous network of hand DrainsTo …   Wikipedia

  • basilic vein — noun a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein • Syn: ↑vena basilica • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel • Part Holonyms: ↑forearm * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • basilic vein — ba·sil·ic vein bə sil ik n a vein of the upper arm lying along the inner border of the biceps muscle, draining the whole limb, and opening into the axillary vein * * * a large vein in the arm, extending from the hand along the back of the forearm …   Medical dictionary

  • basilic vein — Anat. a large vein on the inner side of the arm. [1660 70; < L vena basilica royal vein] * * * …   Universalium

  • basilic vein — /bəˈsɪlɪk veɪn/ (say buh silik vayn) noun a large vein on the inner side of the arm …   Australian English dictionary

  • basilic vein intermediate — basilic vein, median vena basilica antebrachii …   Medical dictionary

  • median basilic vein — noun or median cubital vein : a continuation of the cephalic vein of the forearm that passes obliquely toward the inner side of the arm in the bend of the elbow to join with the ulnar veins in forming the basilic vein and is often selected for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Вена Руки Медиальная Подкожная (Basilic Vein) — большая вена руки, идущая от кисти вдоль задней стороны предплечья, а затем проходящая по передней поверхности руки к локтю; впадает в плечевую вену. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Basilic — can refer to: * Basilic (cannon) * Basilic vein …   Wikipedia

  • Basilic — Ba*sil ic, Basilical Ba*sil ic*al, a. [See {Basilica}.] 1. Royal; kingly; also, basilican. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Pertaining to certain parts, anciently supposed to have a specially important function in the animal economy, as the middle vein… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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