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intermediate cephalic vein


Definition: the lateral branch of the median antebrachial vein that joins the cephalic vein near the elbow, often replacing a median cubital vein.

Synonym(s): vena intermedia cephalicaTA, median cephalic vein, vena mediana cephalica

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