Inferior rectal veins

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Vein: Inferior rectal veins
Scheme of the anastomosis of the veins of the rectum
Latin venae rectales inferiores
Gray's subject #173 676
Drains from    rectum
Drains to internal pudendal vein
Artery inferior rectal artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The lower part of the external hemorrhoidal plexus is drained by the inferior rectal veins (or inferior hemorrhoidal veins) into the internal pudendal vein.

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