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Great Saphenous Vein

Descriptions of Great Saphenous Vein

Great Saphenous Vein: the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Great Saphenous Vein

Great Saphenous Vein: The great saphenous vein is a major systemic vein located in the leg. The great saphenous vein carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide drained away from the superficial areas of the thigh, foot and leg back toward the heart. Blood flows from the smaller veins in the thigh, foot and leg to the great saphenous vein, then through the femoral vein and into the external iliac vein and the common iliac vein.

Conditions that can afflict the great saphenous vein include thrombosis and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Great Saphenous Vein

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Great Saphenous Vein

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Great Saphenous Vein

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