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Which two veins does the axillary vein give rise to?

Brachial vein and basillic vein

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Describe the arterial supply to the upper limb

Axial artery
Becomes brachial at the inferior border of trees major. At this point also gives rise to the deep brachial, which runs in the radial groove on the posterior surface of the humerus
The brachial artery bifurcates in the cubital fossa in to the radial and ulnar arteries