inferior rectal vein


Any of the veins that pass to the internal pudendal vein from the venous plexus around the anal canal.

Nearby words

  1. inferior petrosal sinus,
  2. inferior phrenic vein,
  3. inferior planet,
  4. inferior pulmonary vein,
  5. inferior rectal nerve,
  6. inferior rectus muscle,
  7. inferior retinaculum of extensor muscles,
  8. inferior sagittal sinus,
  9. inferior salivary nucleus,
  10. inferior tarsal muscle

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