Middle colic vein

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Middle colic vein
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Portal vein and tributaries. (Middle colic vein hidden behind pancreas, but it is possible to see where it drains to the superior mesenteric.)
Details
Latin vena colica media
Drains from
transverse colon
Drains to
superior mesenteric vein
middle colic artery
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_04/12847534
TA A12.3.12.027
FMA FMA:15406
Anatomical terminology

The middle colic vein drains the transverse colon. It is a tributary of the superior mesenteric vein, and follows the path of its corresponding artery, the middle colic artery.