Definition of Cutaneous vein

1. Noun. One of a number of veins in the subcutaneous tissue that empty into deep veins.

Exact synonyms: Vena Cutanea
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel

Medical Definition of Cutaneous vein

1. 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutaneous Vein

cutaneous lupus erythematosus
cutaneous meningioma
cutaneous muscle
cutaneous myiasis
cutaneous nerve
cutaneous pupil reflex
cutaneous reaction
cutaneous reflex
cutaneous schistosomiasis japonica
cutaneous sensation
cutaneous senses
cutaneous test
cutaneous tuberculosis
cutaneous ureterostomy
cutaneous vasculitis
cutaneous vein (current term)
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Literary usage of Cutaneous vein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of the Frog by Alexander Ecker, George Haslam (1889)
"The musculo-cutaneous vein is the direct continuation of the Vena faciali* after this has left the upper jaw ; it immediately receives one or more twigs ..."

2. The Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain (1837)
"After having received the posterior ulnar it ascends, and from the bend of the elbow upwards the posterior ulnar cutaneous vein assumes the name of ..."

3. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"THE integument has been turned back on the right side, together with the musculo-cutaneous vein, the superficial branches of which extend from the knee to ..."

4. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck, Raymond Johnson (1895)
"A small cutaneous vein dilated from which fatal hrt-moi ... had come from a small cutaneous vein which joined the varicose trunk. It had been dilated to the ..."

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