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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh

Interior of femoral vein, opened to illustrate valves

Image #186-5

KEYWORDS: Thigh, Vasculature.

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Dissection of anterior and medial aspects of thigh
Interior of femoral vein, opened to illustrate valves
The femoral vein has been opened by a longitudinal incision. The latex cast within the vessel has been cut away to expose the two paired valves (3).
1 . Latex cast (cut across)
2 . Commissure of valve
3 . Valve
4 . Opening of tributary into femoral vein
5 . Position of valve sinus (collapsed)