Inferior epigastric vein

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Inferior epigastric vein
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Right inferior epigastric vein - view from inside of abdomen.
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The iliac veins.
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Drains fromsuperior epigastric vein
Drains toexternal iliac vein
Arteryinferior epigastric artery
Identifiers
Latinvena epigastrica inferior
TAA12.3.10.025
FMA21162
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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