Inferior epigastric vein

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Vein: Inferior epigastric vein
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Right inferior epigastric vein - view from inside of abdomen.
The iliac veins.
Latin vena epigastrica inferior
Gray's p.672
Drains from superior epigastric vein
Drains to external iliac vein
Artery inferior epigastric artery

In human anatomy, inferior epigastric vein refers to the vein that drains into the external iliac vein and arises from the superior epigastric vein. Along its course, it is accompanied by a similarly named artery, the inferior epigastric artery.

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