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saphenous

 [sah-fe´nus]
pertaining to or associated with a saphena, such as certain arteries, nerves, and veins.

sa·phe·nous

(să-fē'nŭs), Although the correct pronunciation is as shown, the more usual pronunciation in the U.S. is saf'ĕ-nus.
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the leg.
[see saphena]

saphenous

/sa·phe·nous/ (sah-fe´nus) pertaining to or associated with a saphena; applied to certain arteries, nerves, veins, etc.

saphenous

Etymology: Gk, saphenes, manifest
pertaining to certain anatomical structures in the leg, such as arteries, veins, or nerves.

sa·phe·nous

(să-fē'nŭs)
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the thigh and leg.

saphenous

pertaining to or associated with a saphenous vein; applied to certain arteries, nerves, etc. See also Tables 9, 14 and 15.

saphenous nerve block
achieved by injection of a local anesthetic onto the saphenous vein, proximal to the hock. Anesthesia is obtained mainly over the medial thigh and metatarsal region. Usually performed in the horse.
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