circumflex iliac vein

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Related to circumflex iliac vein: circumflex iliac artery
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Noun1.circumflex iliac vein - accompanies the artery of the same name
circumflex vein, vena circumflexa - any of several curved parallel veins accompanying arteries of the same name
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An extended LND encompasses the aortic bifurcation and common iliac vessels proximally (may also go up to the level of the inferior mesenteric artery), the genitofemoral nerve laterally, the circumflex iliac vein and lymph node of Cloquet distally, and the hypogastric vessels posteriorly (obturator fossa, presciatic nodes bilaterally and the presacral lymph nodes over the sacral promontory).
In the thigh, near its junction with femoral vein receives posteromedial and anterolateral veins, and external pudendal, inferior epigastric and circumflex iliac veins enter the great saphenous vein at the saphenous opening.

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