perforating veins


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per·fo·rat·ing veins

[TA]
1. the veins that accompany the perforating arteries from the profunda femoris artery; drain blood from the vastus lateralis and hamstring muscles and terminate in the profunda femoris vein.
2. valved communicating veins that drain superficial veins-especially those of the lower limb-into deep (subfascial) veins so that the musculovenous pump can propel the venous blood to the heart against gravity.
Synonym(s): venae perforantes [TA]

per·fo·rat·ing veins

(pĕr'fŏr-āt-ing vānz) [TA]
Accompany the perforating arteries from the profunda femoris artery; drain blood from the vastus lateralis and hamstring muscles and terminate in the profunda femoris vein.
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