Definition of Sigmoid vein

1. Noun. Tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein; drains the sigmoid colon.

Exact synonyms: Vena Sigmoideus
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Colon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sigmoid Vein

sigmatisms
sigmatropic
sigmodont
sigmoid
sigmoid arteries
sigmoid colon
sigmoid colons
sigmoid flexure
sigmoid fossa
sigmoid groove
sigmoid kidney
sigmoid lymph nodes
sigmoid notch
sigmoid sinus
sigmoid sulcus
sigmoid vein (current term)
sigmoid veins
sigmoid volvulus
sigmoidal
sigmoidally
sigmoidectomies
sigmoidectomy
sigmoidicities
sigmoidicity
sigmoiditis
sigmoido-
sigmoidocele
sigmoidoceles
sigmoidopexy
sigmoidoproctostomy

Literary usage of Sigmoid vein

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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,. ..."

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