uterine veins


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u·ter·ine veins

[TA]
two veins on each side that arise from the uterine venous plexus, pass through a part of the broad ligament and then through a peritoneal fold, and empty into the internal iliac vein.
Synonym(s): venae uterinae [TA]

u·ter·ine veins

(yū'tĕr-in vānz) [TA]
Two veins on each side that arise from the uterine venous plexus, pass through a part of the broad ligament and then through a peritoneal fold, and empty into the internal iliac vein.
Synonym(s): venae uterinae [TA] .
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Obviously uterine veins also dilate (become varicose) to cope up increased venous return.
Kliman discovered that these areas of wanton cell death occur near uterine veins, away from the sites where placental cells invade maternal blood vessels.
Benivieni autopsied a notorious thief and found his heart covered with hair, while Realdo Colombo described the extra rib and swollen uterine veins of a notorious "demoniac" and infanticide.