rectal vein

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Related to rectal vein: rectal artery, hemorrhoidal vein
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  • noun

Synonyms for rectal vein

any of several veins draining the walls of the anal canal and rectum

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The blood forms pools, rectal veins swell to accommodate it and may protrude through the anus.
abdominal area and back pressure on rectal veins, further impeding blood flow.
Don't lift weights because this increases intra-abdominal pressure and back pressure in the rectal veins.
Hemorrhoids are a common condition that occurs when rectal veins become swollen from straining or pressure.