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saphena

 [sah-fe´nah]
the small saphenous or the great saphenous vein.

vein

(vān), [TA]
A blood vessel carrying blood toward the heart; postnatally, all veins except the pulmonary carry dark unoxygenated blood.
Synonym(s): vena [TA]
[L. vena]

saphena

/sa·phe·na/ (sah-fe´nah) [L.] the small saphenous or the great saphenous vein.

saphena

A Latin adjective referring to three different veins:
(1) Great saphenous vein; vena saphena magna [NA6]; 
(2) Small saphenous vein; vena saphena parva [NA6];
(3) Accessory saphenous vein; vena saphena accessoria [NA6];

saphena

the small saphenous or the great saphenous vein.