inferior epigastric vein

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Noun1.inferior epigastric vein - empties into the external iliac vein
epigastric vein - veins serving the anterior walls of the abdomen
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There were varicose veins in both lower limbs, more marked on the right, and tortuous distended superficial inferior and superior epigastric veins on the trunk The direction of flow in the latter was cephalad.
The patient did not have a significant caput medusae, and only a few small varices could be seen anastomosing with slightly distended inferior epigastric veins.
Egg deposition in testicular tissue may not require any anatomical variation since the posterior vein to the spermatic chord (cremasteric vein) drains into epigastric veins.