Lumbar veins

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Vein: Lumbar veins
The veins of the right half of the male pelvis. (Third lumbar labeled at center top.)
Latin venae lumbales
Gray's p.678
Drains to Inferior vena cava
Artery Lumbar arteries

The lumbar veins are veins running along the inside of the posterior abdominal wall. They are the lumbar equivalent of the posterior intercostal veins.

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