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Large deep vein in the thigh that enters the pelvis as the external iliac vein

Inferior vena cava

The common iliac vein empties its blood into this large vein


Formed by the merger of the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein

Great saphenous vein

The longest vein in the body. It is located in the lower extremities


The main vein that drains the brain


The vein that receives blood from the axillary vein and the external jugular vein

Median cubital

Arm vein commonly used to administer IV fluids and draw a sample of blood

Superior vena cava

The large vein that drains the head, shoulders and upper extremities and empties blood into the right atrium

Hepatic vein

Carries venous blood from the liver to the inferior vena cava

Renal vein

Drains the kidney

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