Intercapitular veins of the hand

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Intercapitular veins of the hand
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The superficial veins of the upper extremity. (Intercapitular veins not labeled, but visible at bottom.)
Details
Latin venae intercapitulares manus
Source
palmar digital veins
Drains to
median antebrachial vein
Identifiers
Gray's p.661
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850610
TA A12.3.08.024
FMA FMA:71583
Anatomical terminology

The volar digital veins on each finger are connected to the dorsal digital veins by oblique intercapitular veins. They drain into a venous plexus which is situated over the thenar and hypothenar eminences and across the front of the wrist.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.