Definition of Obturator vein
1. Noun. A vein formed by the union of tributaries that drain the hip joints and thigh muscles; empties into the internal iliac vein.
Medical Definition of Obturator vein
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Literary usage of Obturator vein
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The/deep dorsal vein of the penis communicates with the internal pudendal veins, but ends mainly in the pudendal plexus. 4. The obturator vein (v. ..."
2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1907)
"It almost always happens that there is some communication between the pudenda! plexus (or one of its afferent or efferent trunks) and the obturator vein. ..."
3. Essentials of anatomy and manual of practical dissection together with the by Charles Beylard Nancrede (1894)
"Inferior obturator vein. 45.—Superior gluteal vein. 46.—Internal iliac vein. 47.—Fifth and portion of fourth lumbar nerves, forming with the sacral nerves ..."