Definition of Vena cutanea
1. Noun. One of a number of veins in the subcutaneous tissue that empty into deep veins.
Medical Definition of Vena cutanea
One of a number of veins that course in the subcutaneous tissue and empty into deep veins; they form prominent systems of vessels in the limbs and are usually not accompanied by arteries.
Synonym: vena cutanea, cutaneous vein.
(05 Mar 2000)
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