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Encyclopedia > Fibular veins
Vein: Fibular veins
The popliteal vein.
Gray's subject #173 672
Drains to popliteal vein
Artery peroneal artery

In anatomy, the fibular veins (also known as the peroneal veins) are accompanying veins (venae comitantes) of the fibular artery. 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. ... 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. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Anatomical drawing of the human muscles from the Encyclopédie. ... With the smaller arteries—as the radial artery, ulnar artery, brachial artery, tibial artery, peroneal—the deep veins exist generally in pairs, one lying on each side of the vessel, and are called venæ comitantes. ... In anatomy, the fibular artery (also known as the peroneal artery) is a branch of posterior tibial artery that carries blood into the lateral compartment of the leg. ...


Structure

The fibular veins are deep veins that help carry blood from the lateral compartment of the leg. They drain into the posterior tibial veins, which will in turn drain into the popliteal vein. The fibular veins accompany the fibular artery. 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 fibular artery (also known as the peroneal artery) is a branch of posterior tibial artery that carries blood into the lateral compartment of the leg. ...


See also

In anatomy, the fibular artery (also known as the peroneal artery) is a branch of posterior tibial artery that carries blood into the lateral compartment of the leg. ... The common peroneal nerve (common fibular nerve; external popliteal nerve; peroneal nerve), about one-half the size of the tibial nerve, is derived from the dorsal branches of the fourth and fifth lumbar and the first and second sacral nerves. ... With the smaller arteries—as the radial artery, ulnar artery, brachial artery, tibial artery, peroneal—the deep veins exist generally in pairs, one lying on each side of the vessel, and are called venæ comitantes. ...

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Peroneal vein at AllExperts (136 words)
In anatomy, the peroneal vein (also known as the fibular vein) of the lower limb carries blood from the lateral compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein.
Like most deep veins, the peroneal vein is accompanied by an artery of the same name, the peroneal artery, along its course.
*The Veins of the Lower Extremity, Abdomen, and Pelvis - Gray's Anatomy.
Human Anatomy Chapter 22 -- Embryology Atlas (2860 words)
The vitelline veins become confluent in a pair of omphalomesenteric veins that pass from the yolk stalk cephalad in close association with the developing liver and discharge into the sinus venosus.
In the adult a remnant of the left umbilical vein persists as the round ligament of the liver (ligamentum teres hepatis) and a remnant of the ductus venosus persists as the ligamentum venosum.
Permanent veins develop from the border vein along the caudal (ulnar, fibular) margin of the limb bud while the smaller vein on the cranial (radial, tibial) margin atrophies.
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