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Anterior Trunk of Internal Iliac Vein
Cardiovascular System

Anterior Trunk of Internal Iliac Vein

Truncus anterior venae iliacae internae

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The majority of the veins in the pelvis follow the path of the arteries with the exception of the iliolumbar vein and the umbilical vein. The anterior trunk of the internal iliac vein drains a large portion of the pelvis region including many of the plexi surrounding the pelvic viscera.

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Internal Iliac Artery

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The internal iliac artery divides into an anterior trunk for the pelvic viscera and a posterior trunk for the muscles of the pelvis.

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