Middle colic vein

The middle colic vein drains the transverse colon. It is a tributary of the superior mesenteric vein, and follows the path of its corresponding artery, the middle colic artery.

Middle colic vein
Portal vein and tributaries. (Middle colic vein hidden behind pancreas, but it is possible to see where it drains to the superior mesenteric.)
Drains fromtransverse colon
Drains tosuperior mesenteric vein
Arterymiddle colic artery
Latinvena colica media
Anatomical terminology

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