inferior hemorrhoidal vein

inferior hemorrhoidal vein n RECTAL VEIN (a)

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  • Inferior rectal veins — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae rectales inferiores GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 676 Caption = Scheme of the anastomosis of the veins of the rectum Caption2 = DrainsFrom = rectum DrainsTo = internal pudendal vein Artery = inferior… …   Wikipedia

  • Inferior rectal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria rectalis inferior, arteria hæmorrhoidalis inferior GraySubject = 155 GrayPage = 619 Caption = The inferior rectal arteries(unlabeled) surround the anus. Caption2 = The bloodvessels of the rectum and… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior rectal vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = vena rectalis superior GraySubject = 174 GrayPage = 681 Caption = The bloodvessels of the rectum and anus, showing the distribution and anastomosis on the posterior surface near the termination of the gut.… …   Wikipedia

  • rectal vein — n any of three veins that receive blood from the rectal venous plexus: a) one draining the lower part of the rectal venous plexus and emptying into the internal pudendal vein called also inferior hemorrhoidal vein, inferior rectal vein b) one… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Rectal venous plexus — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus venosus rectalis, plexus haemorrhoidalis GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 676 Caption = Scheme of the anastomosis of the veins of the rectum. Caption2 = The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.… …   Wikipedia

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