Saphenous

saphenous

(Science: anatomy) manifest; applied to the two principal superficial veins of the lower limb of man.

Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the saphenous veins; as, the saphenous nerves; the saphenous opening, an opening in the broad fascia of the thigh through which the internal saphenous vein passes.

Origin: Gr. Manifest


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