Definition of Inferior epigastric vein

1. Noun. Empties into the external iliac vein.

Exact synonyms: Vena Epigastrica Inferior
Generic synonyms: Epigastric Vein

Medical Definition of Inferior epigastric vein

1. Corresponds to the artery of the same name and empties into the external iliac vein just proximal to the inguinal ligament. Synonym: vena epigastrica inferior, deep epigastric vein. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Epigastric Vein

inferior costal pit
inferior court
inferior dental arch
inferior dental artery
inferior dental branches of inferior dental plexus
inferior dental canal
inferior dental foramen
inferior dental nerve
inferior dental plexus
inferior dental rami
inferior duodenal fold
inferior duodenal fossa
inferior duodenal recess
inferior epigastric lymph nodes
inferior epigastric vein (current term)
inferior extensor retinaculum
inferior extremity
inferior fascia of pelvic diaphragm
inferior flexure of duodenum
inferior fovea
inferior frontal convolution
inferior frontal gyrus
inferior frontal sulcus
inferior ganglion of glossopharyngeal nerve
inferior ganglion of vagus nerve
inferior gemellus
inferior gingival branches of inferior dental plexus
inferior gluteal artery

Literary usage of Inferior epigastric vein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Several centimeters to the left of the umbilicus the hand could feel an intense thrill, most marked over the left inferior epigastric vein; it was easily ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The inferior epigastric vein (v. epigastrica inferior; deep epigastric vein) is formed by the union of the venae comitantes of the inferior epigastric ..."

3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"... such as Posterior sheath of rectus Rectus abdominis muscle Inferior epigastric artery inferior epigastric vein—inner inferior epigastric vein—outer ..."

4. A Text-book of Clinical Anatomy for Students and Practitioners by Daniel Nathan Eisendrath (1903)
"4, Superficial inferior epigastric vein. 5, Deep inferior epigastric vein. 6, External iliac veins. 7, Femoral vein. The dotted portion below shows the ..."

5. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... hemorrhoidal vein Inferior hemorrhoidal veins Posterior scrotal veins External iliac veins inferior epigastric vein (OT deep epigastric) Deep circumflex ..."

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