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Lower Extremity Veins
...  region. These regions then combine, creating the popliteal vein. This vein receives the blood from the knee- oxygen depleted blood to be specific. The vein that is just above the knee becomes the femoral vein. It tracks up to the thigh, receiving an oxygen deprived blood from the vein that supplies the groin- the deep femoral vein. Going slightly upward is the great saphenous vein. It turns  ...


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