Inferior epigastric vein

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Inferior epigastric vein
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Right inferior epigastric vein - view from inside of abdomen.
The iliac veins.
Drains from superior epigastric vein
Drains to external iliac vein
Artery inferior epigastric artery
Latin vena epigastrica inferior
TA A12.3.10.025
FMA 21162
Anatomical terminology

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

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