- Superior rectal vein
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Latin = vena rectalis superior
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GrayPage = 681
Caption = The bloodvessels of the
rectumand anus, showing the distribution and anastomosis on the posterior surface near the termination of the gut. (Labeled at top as superior hemorrhoidal vein.)
Caption2 = The veins of the right half of the male pelvis.
inferior mesenteric vein
superior rectal artery
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DorlandsSuf = 12851621
inferior mesenteric veinbegins in the rectumas the superior rectal vein (superior hemorrhoidal vein), which has its origin in the hemorrhoidal plexus, and through this plexus communicates with the middle and inferior hemorrhoidal veins.
The superior hemorrhoidal vein leaves the
lesser pelvisand crosses the left common iliac vessels with the superior hemorrhoidal artery, and is continued upward as the inferior mesenteric vein.
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