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Veins of the abdomen and lower limb - inferior vena cava, common iliac vein, external iliac vein, internal iliac vein, femoral vein and their tributaries. The aorta and its bifurcation (unlabeled) appear in red.

The external iliac veins are large veins that connect the femoral veins to the common iliac veins. Their origin is at the inferior margin of the inguinal ligaments and they terminate when they join the internal iliac veins (to form the common iliac veins). The human abdomen Footballer John Arne Riise flashing his abdominals The human abdomen (from the Latin word meaning belly) is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. ... In humans, the lower limb is an anatomical term for the limb that is attached to the pelvic girlde, what is commonly referred to as the leg. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... 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. ... In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath. ... The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... Jump to: navigation, search In biology, a vein is a blood vessel which returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart. ... In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath. ... 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. ... The inguinal ligament is a band running from the pubic tubercle to the anterior superior iliac spine. ... 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. ...


Both external iliac veins are accompanied along their course by external iliac arteries. Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ...


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Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

Cardiovascular system edit

Heart - Aorta - Arteries - Arterioles - Capillaries - Venules - Veins - Venae cavae - Pulmonary arteries - Lungs - Pulmonary veins - Blood The circulatory system or cardiovascular system is the organ system which circulates blood around the body of most animals. ... The heart and lungs (from an older edition of Grays Anatomy) The heart (Latin cor) is a hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. ... The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... An arteriole is a blood vessel that extends and branches out from an artery and leads to capillaries. ... Capillaries are the smallest of a bodys blood vessels, measuring 5-10 μm. ... A venule is a small blood vessel that allows blood to return from the capillary beds to the larger blood vessels called veins. ... Jump to: navigation, search In biology, a vein is a blood vessel which returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart. ... The brachiocephalic veins, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein and their tributaries The superior and inferior venae cavae are the veins that return the blood from the body into the heart. ... The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs. ... Jump to: navigation, search The lungs flank the heart and great vessels in the chest cavity. ... The pulmonary veins carry blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. ... 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). ...

Major blood vessels

Arteries: anterior cerebral | anterior tibial | aorta | artery of Adamkiewicz | axillary | basilar | brachial | brachiocephalic | bronchial | carotid | celiac artery | circle of Willis | common iliac | common hepatic | dorsalis pedis | external iliac | facial | femoral | gastroduodenal | gastroepiploic | iliac | inferior mesenteric | internal thoracic | lateral thoracic | left gastric | marginal | maxillary | middle cerebral | middle meningeal | ophthalmic | peroneal | popliteal | posterior tibial | profunda femoris | pulmonary | radial | renal | splenic | subclavian | superior mesenteric | ulnar | umbilical | vertebral
Veins: anterior tibial | axillary | azygos | basilic | brachial | brachiocephalic | cephalic | common iliac | ductus venosus | external iliac | femoral | great saphenous | hepatic | iliac | inferior mesenteric | inferior vena cava | jugular | median cubital | peroneal | popliteal | portal | posterior tibial | profunda femoris | pulmonary | radial | small saphenous | splenic | subclavian | superior mesenteric | superior vena cava | ulnar | vein of Galen | venae cavae List of blood vessels This is an incomplete list, which can or may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. ... Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... The anterior cerebral artery supplies oxygen to most medial portions of frontal lobes and superior medial parietal lobes. ... Anterior tibial artery and the muscles and bones of the leg - anterior view of right leg. ... The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... The artery of Adamkiewicz is an artery that arises from the abdominal aorta and supplies the lower two thirds of the spinal cord. ... Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... The basilar artery is one of the arteries which the brain supplies with oxygen-rich blood. ... The brachial artery is a blood vessel of the upper arm. ... Jump to: navigation, search The brachiocephalic artery (or trunk) is an artery of the mediastinum that supplies blood to the right arm and the head. ... Bronchial Artery The bronchial arteries supply nutrients and oxygen to the root of the lungs, the supporting tissues of the lungs, and the visceral pleura of the lungs. ... The carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. ... celiac artery ... Circle of Willis in the human brain. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Jump to: navigation, search Branches of the celiac artery - stomach in situ. ... In anatomy, the dorsalis pedis artery of the lower limb carries blood to the dorsal surface of the foot, from the anterior tibial artery. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... The Facial artery is an artery that supplies blood to several cranial structures. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... The Iliac artery is one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs. ... In anatomy, inferior mesenteric artery supplies the large intestine from the left colic (or splenic) flexure to the upper part of the rectum. ... Jump to: navigation, search Right internal thoracic artery and its branches. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lateral thoracic artery and the axillary artery, with its other branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... The left gastric artery arises from the coeliac trunk, and runs along the superior portion of the lesser curvature of the stomach, while the right gastric artery supplies the inferior portion. ... The maxillary artery is the larger of the two terminal branches of the external carotid artery. ... The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is one of the three major arteries that supplies blood to the brain. ... The middle meningeal artery is typically the first branch of the first part (retromandibular part) of the maxillary artery; one of the two terminal branches of the external carotid artery. ... The opthalmic artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery which supplies branches to supply the eye and other structures in the orbit: Central retinal artery Supraorbital artery Supratrochlear artery Lacrimal artery Dorsal nasal artery Short posterior ciliary arteries Long posterior ciliary arteries Posterior ethmoidal artery Anterior ethmoidal artery... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... The profunda femoris artery (also known as the deep femoral artery, or the deep artery of the thigh) is a branch of the femoral artery that, as its name suggests, travels more deeply (posteriorly) than the rest of the femoral artery. ... The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... The renal arteries normally arise off the abdominal aorta and supply the kidneys with blood. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... The subclavian artery is a major artery of the upper thorax that mainly supplies blood to the head and arms. ... The superior mesenteric artery arises from the anterior surface of the aorta, just inferior to the origin of the celiac trunk, and supplies the intestine from the duodenum and pancreas to the left colic flexure. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... Umbilical arteries carry deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta in the umbilical cord. ... The vertebral arteries are branches of the subclavian arteries. ... In geology, a vein is a regularly shaped and lengthy occurrence of an ore; a lode. ... In human anatomy, the anterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the anterior compartment of the leg to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the posterior tibial vein. ... Anterior view of right upper limb and thorax - axillary vein and the distal part of the basilic vein and cephalic vein. ... The azygos vein is so named because it is unpaired, having no matching vein on the left side of the body. ... Jump to: navigation, search In human anatomy, the basilic vein is a superficial vein of the upper limb. ... Jump to: navigation, search In human anatomy, the brachial vein is a deep vein of the upper limb. ... The Brachiocephalic vein is also known as the innominate vein, the left and right brachiocephalic veins in the upper chest are formed by the union of each corresponding jugular vein and subclavian vein. ... This vein is located in the superficial fascia along the anterolateral surface of the biceps brachii muscle and is often visible through the skin. ... 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. ... In the fetus, the ductus venosus connects the left umbilical vein with the upper inferior vena cava. ... In the human body, the femoral vein is a blood vessel that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath. ... Great saphenous vein and its tributaries. ... Superior vena cava, inferior vena cava (IVC), azygos vein and their tributaries. ... In human anatomy, iliac vein refers to several anatomical structures located in the pelvis: External iliac vein - terminates at the common iliac vein, drains the femoral vein. ... The portal vein and its tributaries. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... The external and internal jugular veins are veins that bring deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart via the superior vena cava. ... The politeal vein parrallels the popliteal artery but carries the blood from the knee joint and muscles in the thigh and calf back to the heart. ... The portal vein is a major vein in the human body draining blood from the digestive system and its associated glands. ... In anatomy, the posterior tibial vein of the lower limb carries blood from the posterior compartment and plantar surface of the foot to the popliteal vein which is forms when it joins with the anterior tibial vein. ... Profunda femoris vein is a large vein in the thigh. ... The pulmonary veins carry blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. ... In anatomy, the radial vein is the main blood vessel, with de-oxygenated blood, of the lateral aspect of the forearm. ... Small saphenous vein and its tributaries. ... The portal vein and its tributaries - the largest are the superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein. ... The subclavian vein is a continuation of the axillary vein and runs from the outer border of the first rib to the medial border of scalenus anterior muscle. ... The portal vein and its tributaries. ... Jump to: navigation, search The superior Venca Cava has one testicle attatched to the upper part of its interlectual structure. ... The vein of Galen (VG), also known as the great cerebral vein, is one of the large blood vessels in the skull draining the cerebrum (brain). ... The brachiocephalic veins, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein and their tributaries The superior and inferior venae cavae are the veins that return the blood from the body into the heart. ...


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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.
Both common iliac veins are accompanied along their course by common iliac arteries.
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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