Cephalic vein

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In human anatomy, the cephalic vein is a superficial vein in the arm.wikipedia
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Basilic vein

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It communicates with the basilic vein via the median cubital vein at the elbow and is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle.
Near the region anterior to the cubital fossa, in the bend of the elbow joint, the basilic vein usually connects with the other large superficial vein of the upper extremity, the cephalic vein, via the median cubital vein (or median basilic vein).

Superficial vein

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In human anatomy, the cephalic vein is a superficial vein in the arm.

Deltoid muscle

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.

Clavipectoral triangle

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.
It contains the cephalic vein, and deltopectoral fascia, which is a layer of deep fascia that invests the three structures that make up the border of the triangle, and also the cephalic vein in the triangle.

Median cubital vein

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It communicates with the basilic vein via the median cubital vein at the elbow and is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle.
It connects the basilic and cephalic vein and becomes prominent when pressure is applied.

Deltopectoral groove

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.
It is the location through which the cephalic vein passes and where the coracoid process is most easily palpable.

Axillary vein

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.
At its terminal part, it is also joined by the cephalic vein.

Head

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Ordinarily the term cephalic refers to anatomy of the head.

Dorsal venous network of hand

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It is found on the back of the hand and gives rise to veins such as the cephalic vein and the basilic vein.

Upper limb

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Human body

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In human anatomy, the cephalic vein is a superficial vein in the arm.

Elbow

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It communicates with the basilic vein via the median cubital vein at the elbow and is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle.

Fascia

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It communicates with the basilic vein via the median cubital vein at the elbow and is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle.

Biceps

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It communicates with the basilic vein via the median cubital vein at the elbow and is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle.

Pectoralis major

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.

Muscle

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Near the shoulder, the cephalic vein passes between the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles (deltopectoral groove) and through the deltopectoral triangle, where it empties into the axillary vein.

Skin

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The cephalic vein is often visible through the skin, and its location in the deltopectoral groove is fairly consistent, making this site a good candidate for venous access.

Artificial cardiac pacemaker

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Permanent pacemaker leads are often placed in the cephalic vein in the deltopectoral groove.

Intravenous therapy

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The vein may be used for intravenous access, as large bore cannula may be easily placed.

Cannula

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The vein may be used for intravenous access, as large bore cannula may be easily placed.

Avicenna

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When the Persian Muslim physician Ibn Sīnā's Canon was translated into medieval Latin, cephalic was mistakenly chosen to render the Arabic term al-kífal, meaning "outer".

The Canon of Medicine

Canon of MedicineCanonQanun
When the Persian Muslim physician Ibn Sīnā's Canon was translated into medieval Latin, cephalic was mistakenly chosen to render the Arabic term al-kífal, meaning "outer".

Medieval Latin

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When the Persian Muslim physician Ibn Sīnā's Canon was translated into medieval Latin, cephalic was mistakenly chosen to render the Arabic term al-kífal, meaning "outer".

Arabic

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When the Persian Muslim physician Ibn Sīnā's Canon was translated into medieval Latin, cephalic was mistakenly chosen to render the Arabic term al-kífal, meaning "outer".