Definitions for jugular vein
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jugular vein, vena jugularis, jugular(noun)
veins in the neck that return blood from the head
Any of several veins on each side of the neck, which drain the brain, face and neck of deoxygenated blood.
The jugular veins are veins that bring deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart via the superior vena cava.
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