axillary vein

[n] - a continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein
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axillary vein

<anatomy, vein> The venous trunk of the upper limb; a continuation of the basilar and brachial veins running from the lower border of the teres major muscle to the outer border of the first rib where it becomes the subclavian vein. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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axillary vein

vena axillaris noun a continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein
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axillary vein

the venous trunk of the upper limb; it begins at the lower border of the teres major muscle by junction of the basilic and brachial veins, and at the lateral border of the first rib is continuous with the subclavian vein.
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axillary vein

(from the article `human cardiovascular system`) ...course of the associated artery. The radial and ulnar veins converge at the elbow to form the brachial vein; this, in turn, unites with the ...
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Axillary Vein

The axillary vein is a continuation of the basilic vein from the arms. It is a large vein extending along the chest to the first rib, where it becomes the subclavian vein. The cephalic vein merges with it just before it becomes the subclavian vein.
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axillary vein

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a continuation of the basilic and brachial veins running from the lower border of the teres major muscle to the outer border of the first rib where it becomes the subclavian vein. Synonyms: vena axillaris
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AXILLARY VEIN

The continuation of the basilic vein which ends at the lateral border of the first rib, becoming the subclavian vein.
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Axillary vein

In human anatomy, the axillary vein is a large blood vessel that conveys blood from the lateral aspect of the thorax, axilla (armpit) and upper limb toward the heart. There is one axillary vein on each side of the body. Its origin is at the lower margin of the teres major muscle and a continuation of the brachial vein. This large vein is formed by...
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