veins of knee

genicular veins

[TA]
the veins that accompany the genicular arteries; they drain blood from the structures around the knee, terminating in the popliteal vein.
Synonym(s): venae geniculares [TA], veins of knee

veins of knee

(vānz nē)
The veins that accompany the genicular arteries; they drain blood from the structures around the knee, terminating in the popliteal vein.