- Uterine venous plexus
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Latin = plexus venosus uterinus
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Caption = Vessels of the uterus and its appendages, rear view.
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The uterine plexuses lie along the sides and superior angles of the
uterusbetween the two layers of the broad ligament, and communicate with the ovarianand vaginal plexuses.
They are drained by a pair of uterine veins on either side: these arise from the lower part of the plexuses, opposite the external orifice of the uterus, and open into the corresponding
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