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.
Medical Definition of Ileocolic vein
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ileocolic Vein
Literary usage of Ileocolic vein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."