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Popliteal Vein

Descriptions of Popliteal Vein

Popliteal Vein: a vein arising in the knee and ascending to become the femoral vein
Source: WordNet 2.1

Popliteal Vein : The vein formed by the union of the anterior and posterior tibial veins; it courses through the popliteal space and becomes the femoral vein.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Popliteal Vein

Popliteal Vein: The popliteal vein is a major systemic vein located in the knee area. The paired popliteal vein carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide drained away from the knee, thigh and calf back toward the heart. Blood flows from the smaller veins in the knee, thigh, and calf into the popliteal vein, then into the femoral vein then flows into the external iliac vein and the common iliac vein.

Conditions that can afflict the popliteal vein include thrombosis and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Popliteal Vein

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Popliteal Vein

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Popliteal Vein

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