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.
Latin vena epigastrica inferior
Drains from
superior epigastric vein
Drains to
external iliac vein
inferior epigastric artery
Gray's p.672
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 arises from the superior epigastric vein. Along its course, it is accompanied by a similarly named artery, the inferior epigastric artery.

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