Definitions for iliolumbar vein
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iliolumbar vein, vena iliolumbalis(noun)
a branch of the internal iliac vein
The iliolumbar vein is the vena comitans of the iliolumbar artery. The obturator nerve crosses superficial to it. A single vein is found more commonly than a double vein. It drains vertebral segments four and five. It is closely related to the ascending lumbar vein.
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