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Deep circumflex iliac vein

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Deep circumflex iliac vein

Deep circumflex iliac vein
The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.
The iliac veins.
Latin vena circumflexa ilium profunda
Drains to
external iliac vein
Deep circumflex iliac artery
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


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

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