Definition of Internal iliac vein

1. Noun. A vein that unites with the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein.

Exact synonyms: Hypogastric Vein
Generic synonyms: Iliac Vein, Vena Iliaca



Medical Definition of Internal iliac vein

1. Runs from the upper border of the greater sciatic notch to the brim of the pelvis where it joins the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein; it drains most of the territory supplied by the internal iliac artery. Synonym: vena iliaca interna. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Internal Iliac Vein

internal drive
internal ear
internal energy
internal exile
internal fertilization
internal fistula
internal fixation
internal fixators
internal haemorrhage
internal haemorrhoids
internal hernia
internal hydrocephalus
internal iliac artery
internal iliac lymph nodes
internal iliac vein (current term)
internal intercostal membrane
internal intercostal muscle
internal jugular vein
internal lacrimal fistula
internal limiting membrane
internal link
internal lip of iliac crest
internal malleolus
internal mammary-coronary artery anastomosis
internal mammary artery
internal mammary plexus
internal maxillary artery

Literary usage of Internal iliac vein

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The internal iliac vein is formed by the venne comit├ęs of the branches of ... The internal iliac vein lies at first on the inner side, and then behind the ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The tributaries of the internal iliac vein correspond in general to the various ... The internal iliac vein is formed by the union of branches which ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"This condition is not so readily explicable unless it should be shown that the internal iliac vein develops as a branch of the external, which again seems ..."

4. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"All these vessels will be studied in an inverse order to that in which they have been enumerated, and as follows : 1. internal iliac vein. 2. ..."

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