Definition of Accessory cephalic vein

1. Noun. A vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow.

Exact synonyms: Vena Cephalica Accessoria
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Forearm



Medical Definition of Accessory cephalic vein

1. A variable vein that passes along the radial border of the forearm to join the cephalic vein near the elbow. Synonym: vena cephalica accessoria. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accessory Cephalic Vein

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accessory auricles
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accessory breast
accessory breathing
accessory canal
accessory cartilage
accessory cephalic vein (current term)
accessory chromosome
accessory cloud
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accessory cramp
accessory cuneate nucleus
accessory during the fact
accessory equipment
accessory flexor muscle of foot
accessory flower part
accessory fruit
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accessory gland
accessory hemiazygos vein
accessory hemiazygous vein

Literary usage of Accessory cephalic vein

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The Superficial Veins of the Upper Extremity 747 Digital Veins 747 The Cephalic Vein . . . . 747 The accessory cephalic vein 748 The Basilic Vein . ..."

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