hypogastric vein

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hypogastric vein n.
A vein that runs from the sciatic region to the pelvis where it joins the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein and drains most of the territory supplied by the internal iliac artery. Also called internal iliac vein.

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hypogastric vein

noun
a vein that unites with the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein 
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