saphenofemoral junction


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

saphenofemoral junction

The merging of the saphenous and femoral veins in the inguinal region.
See also: junction
References in periodicals archive ?
This duplication ran in the thigh region and the two veins reunited to open as single vein at saphenofemoral junction.
Average failure rates of 25% for saphenous vein stripping and 43% for saphenofemoral junction ligation have been reported.
Generally, the examination begins at the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ).