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The common iliac veins are formed by the external iliac veins and internal iliac veins and together, in the abdomen at about the level of the umbilicus, form the inferior vena cava. They drain blood from the the pelvis and lower limbs. Template:In progress The human abdomen (from the Latin word meaning belly) is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. ... An umbilicus which appears as a depression in the abdomen is referred to as an innie. The umbilicus (commonly called a navel, or belly or tummy button), is essentially a scar caused at birth by the removal of the umbilical cord from a newborn baby. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... Red blood cells (erythrocytes) are present in the blood and help carry oxygen to the rest of the cells in the body Blood is a circulating tissue composed of fluid plasma and cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). ... Human male pelvis, viewed from front Human female pelvis, viewed from front The pelvis is the bony structure located at the base of the spine (properly known as the caudal end). ...


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Common iliac vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (282 words)
Veins of the abdomen and lower limb - inferior vena cava, common iliac vein, external iliac vein, internal iliac vein, femoral vein and their tributaries.
In human anatomy, the common iliac veins are formed by the external iliac veins and internal iliac veins and together, in the abdomen at about the level of the umbilicus, form the inferior vena cava.
common iliac - inferior vena cava - renal - hepatic
Iliac vein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (198 words)
External iliac vein - terminates at the common iliac vein, drains the femoral vein.
Internal iliac vein - terminates at the common iliac vein, drains pelvic organs and perineum.
Common iliac vein - formed by the external and internal iliac veins, drains into the inferior vena cava.
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