One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of various deep-seated arteries and veins; especially a deep branch of the femoral artery and the accompanying vein.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin profunda, use as noun (short for vena profunda or arteria profunda) of classical Latin profunda, feminine singular of profundus.
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