Definition of Ileocolic vein

1. Noun. A vein that drains the end of the ileum and the appendix and the cecum and the lower part of the ascending colon.

Exact synonyms: Vena Ileocolica
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel



Medical Definition of Ileocolic vein

1. A large tributary of the superior mesenteric vein that runs parallel to the ileocolic artery and drains the terminal ileum, appendix, caecum, and the lower part of the ascending colon. Synonym: vena ileocolica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ileocolic Vein

ileocaecal intussusception
ileocaecal junction
ileocaecal opening
ileocaecal orifice
ileocaecocolic sphincter
ileocaecocystoplasty
ileocaecostomy
ileocaecum
ileocecal valve
ileocolic
ileocolic artery
ileocolic intussusception
ileocolic lymph nodes
ileocolic vein (current term)
ileocolitis
ileocolonic
ileocolostomy
ileocystoplasty
ileoentectropy
ileoileostomy
ileojejunitis
ileopexy
ileoproctostomy
ileorectostomy
ileorrhaphy
ileosigmoidostomy
ileostomies
ileostomy

Literary usage of Ileocolic vein

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1. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... Portal vein Coronary vein of stomach Superior mesenteric vein Intestinal veins Right gastro-epiploic vein Pancreatic veins ileocolic vein Right colic ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"Upon the diagram it was shown that the appendicular branch of the ileocolic vein anastomoses with the superior mesenteric vein which in turn forms the ..."

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