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- n. The large vein which returns blood from the lower extremities, and the pelvic and abdominal organs, to the right atrium of the heart.
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- n. receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins
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