rectal vein


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Related to rectal vein: rectal artery, hemorrhoidal vein
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Noun1.rectal vein - any of several veins draining the walls of the anal canal and rectumrectal vein - any of several veins draining the walls of the anal canal and rectum
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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The rectal vein plexus is also located in this region and can increase in size in case of hemorrhoids.
Rushing and pushing can cause excessive straining and increase pressure on rectal veins.