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  • Saphēna — (Mutterader), die Hauptblutader am Fuße, s.u. Fußvenen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saphena — Saphena, griech., Hauptblutader am Fuße, die sog. Rosenader …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • saphena — [sə fē′nə] n. [ME < ML < Ar ṣāfin] either of two large superficial veins of the leg saphenous [sə fē′nəs] adj …   English World dictionary

  • saphena — /sæˈfinə/ (say sa feenuh) noun (plural saphenae /sæˈfini/ (say sa feenee)) either of two large superficial veins of the leg, one (long saphena or internal saphena) on the inner side, and the other (short saphena, external saphena, or posterior… …   Australian English dictionary

  • saphena — See vein. [Med. L. attributed by some as derived fr. Ar. safin, standing; by others, fr. G. saphenes, manifest, clearly visible] * * * sa·phe·na sə fē nə n, often attrib SAPHENOUS VEIN * * * n. see saphenous vein * * * sa·phe·na (sə… …   Medical dictionary

  • saphena — /seuh fee neuh/, n. See saphenous vein. [1350 1400; ME < ML < Ar safin] * * * …   Universalium

  • saphena — n. either of the two large superficial veins of the leg (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saphena — n.; see saphenous vein …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • saphena —   n. one of two main superficial veins of leg.    ♦ saphenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • saphena — səˈfēnə noun ( s) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic sāfīn : saphenous vein …   Useful english dictionary

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