Medical Definition of Vena iliaca communis

1. Formed by the union of the external and internal iliac veins at the brim of the pelvis and passes upward behind the internal iliac artery to the right side of the body of the fifth lumbar vertebra where it unites with its fellow of the opposite side to form the inferior vena cava; the left common iliac vein is submitted to a pulsating compression by the right common iliac artery against the vertebral column which may result in partial obstruction of the vein. Synonym: vena iliaca communis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Iliaca Communis

vena gastrica sinistra
vena gastro-omentalis dextra
vena gastro-omentalis sinistra
vena gastroomentalis
vena genus
vena gluteus
vena gyri olfactorii
vena haemorrhoidalis superior
vena hemiazygos
vena hemiazygos accessoria
vena hemizygos
vena hepatica
vena hypogastrica
vena ileocolica
vena iliaca
vena iliaca communis (current term)
vena iliaca externa
vena iliaca interna
vena iliolumbalis
vena innominata
vena intercapitalis
vena intercostalis
vena intercostalis superior dextra
vena intercostalis superior sinistra
vena intercostalis suprema
vena intermedia antebrachii
vena intermedia basilica
vena intermedia cephalica
vena intermedia cubiti
vena intervertebralis

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