Superior rectal vein
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|Superior rectal vein|
The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.
|Drains to||inferior mesenteric vein|
|Artery||superior rectal artery|
|Latin||vena rectalis superior|
The inferior mesenteric vein begins in the rectum as the superior rectal vein (superior hemorrhoidal vein), which has its origin in the hemorrhoidal plexus, and through this plexus communicates with the middle and inferior hemorrhoidal veins.
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