Definition of Vena basilica

1. Noun. A vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein.

Exact synonyms: Basilic Vein
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Forearm

Medical Definition of Vena basilica

1. Arises from the ulnar side of the dorsal venous network of the hand; it curves around the medial side of the forearm, communicates with the cephalic vein via the median cubital vein, and passes up the medial side of the arm to join the axillary vein. Synonym: vena basilica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Basilica

vena arteriosa
vena atrii lateralis
vena atrii medialis
vena auricularis
vena auricularis anterior
vena auricularis posterior
vena axillaris
vena azygos
vena azygos major
vena azygos minor inferior
vena azygos minor superior
vena basalis
vena basalis communis
vena basalis inferior
vena basalis superior
vena basilica (current term)
vena basivertebralis
vena brachialis
vena brachiocephalica
vena bronchialis
vena bulbi penis
vena bulbi vestibuli
vena canaliculi cochleae
vena canalis pterygoidei
vena cardiaca magna
vena cava
vena cava filter
vena cava filters
vena cava inferior
vena cava superior

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