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Encyclopedia > Anterior tibial vein

In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein. Like most deep veins, the anterior tibial vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the anterior tibial artery, along its course. Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy. ... In humans, the lower limb is an anatomical term for the limb that is attached to the pelvic girlde, what is commonly referred to as the leg. ... The politeal vein parrallels the popliteal artery but carries the blood from the knee joint and muscles in the thigh and calf back to the heart. ... In anatomy, the posterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the posterior compartment and plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein. ... Deep vein is a term used to describe a vein that is deep in the body. ... Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... Anterior tibial artery and the muscles and bones of the leg - anterior view of right leg. ...


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  • The Veins of the Lower Extremity, Abdomen, and Pelvis - Gray's Anatomy.

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Anterior tibial vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (126 words)
In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein.
Like most deep veins, the anterior tibial vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the anterior tibial artery, along its course.
The Veins of the Lower Extremity, Abdomen, and Pelvis - Gray's Anatomy.
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