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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cervical vein, deep cervical vein, vena cervicalis profunda(noun)

    a vein that accompanies an artery of the same name


  1. Deep cervical vein

    The deep cervical vein accompanies its artery between the Semispinales capitis and colli. It begins in the suboccipital region by communicating branches from the occipital vein and by small veins from the deep muscles at the back of the neck. It receives tributaries from the plexuses around the spinous processes of the cervical vertebræ, and terminates in the lower part of the vertebral vein.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deep cervical vein in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deep cervical vein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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