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Arteries and Veins

tunica intima
inside, endothelial cells
tunica media
middle, smooth muscle and elastic fiber
tunica externa
fibrous connective tissue
common iliac vein
drains venous blood from pelvis and legs
internal iliac vein
drains pelvis
femoral vein
from popliteal, becomes external iliac vein
great saphenous vein
superficial vein, longest in body
popliteal vein
back of knee, from anterior tibial vein, forms femoral vein
fibular vein
in calf, produces popliteal vein
anterior/posterior tibial vein
serves calf and foot
dorsalis pedis vein
continuation of anterior tibial vein
metatarsal vein
drain into medial/lateral plantar vein
hepatic veins
right and left drain liver
right suprarenal vein
receives blood from adrenal, drains into inferior vena cava
right gonadal vein
blood from r ovary or testes, to inferior vena cava
external iliac vein
receives blood from lower limb
left suprarenal vein
receives blood from renals, drains into left renal vein
renal veins
paired, drain kidneys
lumbar veins
paired, blood from posterior ab wall to inferior vena cava
left gonadal vein
drains into left renal vein