Definition of Common iliac vein
1. Noun. Formed by the internal and external iliac veins; unites with its fellow from the opposite side of the body to form the inferior vena cava.
Medical Definition of Common iliac vein
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Literary usage of Common iliac vein
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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"... upward along the brim of the pelvis, terminates opposite the sacro-iliac synchondrosis by uniting with the internal iliac to form the common iliac vein. ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"The m!d<llv sacral vein accompanies its corresponding artery along the front of the sacrum, and terminates in the left common iliac vein; occasionally in ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"Because the functional left common iliac vein (2), in all three cases, unites with the ... 4, which persists there, in addition to a left common iliac vein ..."
4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"This second renal vein formed the upper part of the anastomotic vein spoken of, which united the left common iliac vein to the right common iliac vein. ..."
5. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Each common iliac vein is formed by the junction of the external iliac vein and ... The common iliac vein of each side is joined by the itio- lumbar vein. ..."
6. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"The common iliac vein is lodged in the angle of separation comprised between the external and internal ..."