external iliac vein

n.

A continuation of the femoral vein above the inguinal ligament, uniting with the internal iliac vein to form the common iliac vein.

Nearby words

  1. external galaxy,
  2. external genitalia,
  3. external hemorrhoid,
  4. external hemorrhoids,
  5. external iliac artery,
  6. external intercostal muscle,
  7. external jugular vein,
  8. external nasal vein,
  9. external obturator muscle,
  10. external occipital crest


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