uterine vein


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Noun1.uterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac veinuterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac 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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In addition, Oliveira and coworkers (2008) showed that ISG expression occurs in extrauterine tissues during early pregnancy, possibly owing to endocrine IFNT release from the uterine vein.
Ovarian vein, uterine vein, and uteroovarian arcade venous engorgement greater than 5 mm in diameter.
In one early case, the laparoscopic procedure was converted to laparotomy to control bleeding when the underside of a harmonic scalpel abrupted a uterine vein.