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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: March 4, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg MD - Hematology
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