ovarian vein

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Noun1.ovarian vein - one of the veins that drain the ovaries; the right opens into the inferior vena cava; the left opens into the left renal vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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9) The exact mechanism is not known; however retrograde venous flow of tumor cells from left renal vein to the left ovarian vein and cervical and vaginal venous plexus explains the spread of left sided RCC to uterus.
Treatment of pelvic varicosities causing lower abdominal pain with extraperitoneal resection of the left ovarian vein.
The right ovarian vein terminates in the inferior vena cava at an acute angle and the left ovarian vein terminates in the left renal vein at right angles.