vena iliaca interna -->
internal iliac vein
medical dictionary

<vein>

<anatomy> Runs from the upper border of the greater sciatic notch to the brim of the pelvis where it joins the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein; it drains most of the territory supplied by the internal iliac artery.

Synonyms: vena iliaca interna.

(05 Mar 2000)