Middle colic vein

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Vein: 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.)
Latin vena colica media
Drains from transverse colon
Drains to superior mesenteric vein
Artery middle colic artery

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.