median antebrachial vein


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me·di·an an·te·brach·i·al vein

[TA]
it begins at the base of the dorsum of the thumb, curves around the radial side, ascends the middle of the forearm, and just inferior to the elbow divides into the intermediate basilic and intermediate cephalic veins; occasionally the division occurs more inferiorly with one branch going to the basilic vein, the other to the intermediate vein of the elbow.
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me·di·an an·te·brach·i·al vein

(mē'dē-ăn an'ti-brā'kē-ăl vān) [TA]
It begins at the base of the dorsum of the thumb, curves around the radial side, ascends the middle of the forearm, and just below the bend of the elbow divides into the intermediate basilic and intermediate cephalic veins; sometimes it divides lower down, one branch going to the basilic vein, the other to the intermediate vein of the elbow.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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