Median antebrachial vein

The median antebrachial vein drains the venous plexus on the palmar surface of the hand.

Median antebrachial vein
A prominent median antebrachial vein.
Superficial veins of the upper limb. (Median antebrachial vein -- spelled with an "i" -- labeled at bottom right.)
Details
Sourcepalmar venous plexus
Drains tobasilic vein, median cubital vein
Identifiers
Latinvena mediana antebrachii
TA98A12.3.08.020
TA24981
FMA22967
Anatomical terminology

It travels up on the ulnar side of the front of the forearm and ends in the basilic vein or in the vena mediana cubiti; in a small proportion of cases it divides into two branches, one of which joins the basilic, the other the cephalic, below the elbow.


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