Median antebrachial vein
|Vein: Median antebrachial vein|
|Superficial veins of the upper limb. (Median antebrachial vein -- spelled with an "i" -- labeled at bottom right.)|
|Latin||vena mediana antebrachii|
|Gray's||subject #172 662|
|Source||palmar venous plexus|
|Drains to||basilic vein, median cubital vein|
It ascends on the ulnar side of the front of the forearm and ends in the basilic vein or in the vena mediana cubiti; in a small proportion of cases it divides into two branches, one of which joins the basilic, the other the cephalic, below the elbow.
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