Definition of Fibular vein
1. Noun. Accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of the popliteal vein.
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Leg
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Literary usage of Fibular vein
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1. The Development of the Human Body: A Manual of Human Embryology by James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"In the lower limb a primary fibular vein, exactly comparable to the primary ulnar of the arm, surrounds the distal border of the limb-bud and passes up its ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)
"... e1, artery into skull, perhaps to ear. ej, external jugular vein. ep, internal epigastric vein. f. femoral vein, f', fibular artery. fb, fibular vein. ..."
3. The Alligator and Its Allies by Albert Moore Reese (1915)
"... fibular artery. fb, fibular vein. g, gastric vein of portal. g1, gastric vein of epigastric. ga, gastric artery, ghi, gastro-hepatico-intestinal artery. ..."