tibial vein

tibial vein n any of several veins that accompany the corresponding tibial arteries and that unite to form the popliteal vein:
a) one accompanying the posterior tibial artery called also posterior tibial vein
b) one accompanying the anterior tibial artery called also anterior tibial vein

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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