|obturator vein||medical dictionary|
<anatomy> Formed by the union of tributaries draining the hip joint and the obturator and adductor muscles of the thigh; it enters the pelvis by the obturator canal as venae comitantes of the obturator artery and empties into the internal iliac vein.
Synonyms: vena obturatoria.
(05 Mar 2000)
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