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ex·ter·nal jugu·lar vein

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. external jugular veinnoun

    formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins; empties into the subclavian vein

Wikipedia

  1. External jugular vein

    The external jugular vein receives the greater part of the blood from the exterior of the cranium and the deep parts of the face, being formed by the junction of the posterior division of the retromandibular vein with the posterior auricular vein.

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  1. external jugular vein

    The external jugular vein is one of the major veins in the neck, responsible for draining blood from the face, scalp, and neck regions and returning it to the heart. The vein runs diagonally down the side of the neck, just beneath the skin surface, making it visibly prominent in certain body positions. It is an important reference point for certain medical procedures such as venipuncture.

Wikidata

  1. External jugular vein

    The external jugular vein receives the greater part of the blood from the exterior of the cranium and the deep parts of the face, being formed by the junction of the posterior division of the retromandibular vein with the posterior auricular vein.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of external jugular vein in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of external jugular vein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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