Definition of Sigmoid vein
1. Noun. Tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein; drains the sigmoid colon.
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Colon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sigmoid Vein
Literary usage of Sigmoid vein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"... vein Left colic vein - Ligament um teres hepat is Region of umbilicus Je)una! veins — sigmoid vein ---- Left common iliac vein " ~ 'Superior ..."
2. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"... 11, left colic vein; 12, branch joining the middle colic vein ; 13. sigmoid vein; 14, superior hemorrhoidal vein ; 15. superior mesenteric vein; 16, 17, ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1872)
"... just before the middle the subcostal sends a slightly sigmoid vein to the margin and from near the end of the cell two other shorter branches,. ..."