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Descriptor English: Femoral Vein
Descriptor Spanish: Vena Femoral
Descriptor vena femoral
Scope note: Vena que acompaña a la arteria femoral en la misma vaina, continuación de la vena poplítea y que dará lugar a la vena ilíaca externa.
Descriptor Portuguese: Veia Femoral
Descriptor French: Veine fémorale
Entry term(s): Femoral Veins
Vein, Femoral
Veins, Femoral
Tree number(s): A07.015.908.314
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005268
Scope note: The vein accompanying the femoral artery in the same sheath; it is a continuation of the popliteal vein and becomes the external iliac vein.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 5372
Unique ID: D005268
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Femoral Vein - Preferred
Concept UI M0008316
Scope note The vein accompanying the femoral artery in the same sheath; it is a continuation of the popliteal vein and becomes the external iliac vein.
Preferred term Femoral Vein
Entry term(s) Femoral Veins
Vein, Femoral
Veins, Femoral



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