Definition of Metacarpal vein
1. Noun. Dorsal and palmar veins of the hand.
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Hand, Manus, Mitt, Paw
Lexicographical Neighbors of Metacarpal Vein
Literary usage of Metacarpal vein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A treatise on the structure, functions, and diseases of the foot and leg of by William Charles Spooner (1840)
"It then passes up in front of the fetlock, and becomes the anterior metacarpal vein, which is joined by an important branch ..."