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deep circumflex iliac vein


Definition: corresponds to the artery of the same name, courses medially parallel to the inguinal ligament, and empties, near or in a common trunk with the inferior epigastric vein, into the external iliac vein.

Synonym(s): vena circumflexa ilium profundaTA

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