Deep circumflex iliac vein

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Deep circumflex iliac vein
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The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.
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The iliac veins.
Details
Latin vena circumflexa ilium profunda
Drains to
external iliac vein
Deep circumflex iliac artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.673
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12849920
TA A12.3.10.027
FMA 21182
Anatomical terminology

The deep circumflex iliac vein is formed by the union of the venae comitantes of the deep iliac circumflex artery, and joins the external iliac vein about 2 cm. above the inguinal ligament. It also receives small tributary branches from the thoracoepigastric vein

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)