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Deep veins are the veins that are near the bones and surrounded by
muscle. These veins lie deeper under the skin and return more blood to the
heart than surface (superficial) veins.
Current as of:
June 4, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
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