Definition of Saphenous

1. a. Manifest; -- applied to the two principal superficial veins of the lower limb of man.



Definition of Saphenous

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Relating to, or situated near, the saphenous vein. ¹

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Definition of Saphenous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Saphenous

1. Manifest; applied to the two principal superficial veins of the lower limb of man. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the saphenous veins; as, the saphenous nerves; the saphenous opening, an opening in the broad fascia of the thigh through which the internal saphenous vein passes. Origin: Gr. Manifest Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saphenous

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saphenous (current term)
saphenous branch of descending genicular artery
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Literary usage of Saphenous

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

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The arch terminates internally in the long saphenous, externally in a short ... The internal or long saphenous vein (Fig. 384) commences at the inner side ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The small saphenous vein (». saphena parea; external or short saphenous vein) (Fig. 649) begins behind the lateral malleolus as a continuation of the ..."

3. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"The saphenous nerve when dissected out for stimulation lost its ... Stimulation of the saphenous nerve caused little or no change in the flexion reflex ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"One of these filaments passes through the saphenous opening; ... along the inner side of the leg, accompanied by the internal saphenous vein, ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The arch terminates internally in the long saphenous, externally in a short ... The internal or long saphenous vein (Fig. 384) commences at the inner side ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The small saphenous vein (». saphena parea; external or short saphenous vein) (Fig. 649) begins behind the lateral malleolus as a continuation of the ..."

7. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"The saphenous nerve when dissected out for stimulation lost its ... Stimulation of the saphenous nerve caused little or no change in the flexion reflex ..."

8. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"One of these filaments passes through the saphenous opening; ... along the inner side of the leg, accompanied by the internal saphenous vein, ..."

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