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Basilic Vein

Descriptions of Basilic Vein

Basilic Vein: a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Basilic Vein

Basilic Vein: The basilic vein is a major systemic vein located in the upper arm area. The paired basilic vein carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide away from the superficial upper arm area back toward the heart. Blood flows from a variety of smaller veins and drains into the basilic vein, which drains into the axillary vein in the shoulder.

Conditions that can afflict the cephalic vein include thrombophlebitis, thrombosis and trauma.

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