external pudendal vein

n.

Any of the veins that correspond to the external pudendal arteries, empty into the great saphenous vein or into the femoral vein, and receive the superficial dorsal veins of the penis or clitoris and the anterior scrotal or labial veins.

Nearby words

  1. external obturator muscle,
  2. external occipital crest,
  3. external ophthalmopathy,
  4. external ophthalmoplegia,
  5. external phase,
  6. external relation,
  7. external respiration,
  8. external spermatic artery,
  9. external sphincter muscle of anus,
  10. external traction


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