superficial vein

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su·per·fi·cial vein

[TA]
one of a number of veins that course in the subcutaneous tissue and empty into deep veins; they form prominent systems of vessels in the limbs and are usually not accompanied by arteries.

superficial vein

one of the many veins between the subcutaneous fascia just under the skin. Compare deep vein.

su·per·fi·cial vein

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl vān) [TA]
One of several veins that course in the subcutaneous tissue and empty into deep veins; they form prominent systems of vessels in the limbs and are usually not accompanied by arteries.
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Other important causes are: Lack of sleep, hyperpigmentation, excessive vascularization due to medication like retin, a visible blood vessels due to fat loss, thin, aging skin, hereditary thinness or superficial vessels, iron or other vitamin deficiency.
When the superficial vessels are overloaded, normal drainage pathways become congested, causing backflow to occur.
In order to prevent erroneous readings we don't place electrodes over any large superficial vessels or pulse sites (high values) or over any bony prominence (low values).
By compressing a transparent convex optical element against the skin, the blood in the superficial vessels was squeezed out and displaced from the irradiated zone, thus minimizing absorption by blood in the superficial vessels and allowing the use of shorter pulses while reducing purpura and unwanted side effects," noted Dr.

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