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pha·ryn·geal vein

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  1. pharyngeal vein, vena pharyngeusnoun

    veins from the pharyngeal plexus that empty into the internal jugular vein


  1. pharyngeal vein

    The pharyngeal veins begin in the pharyngeal plexus on the outer surface of the pharynx, and, after receiving some posterior meningeal veins and the vein of the pterygoid canal, end in the internal jugular. They occasionally open into the facial, lingual, or superior thyroid vein.


  1. pharyngeal vein

    A pharyngeal vein refers to any vein that drains blood from the structures in the pharynx, which is a part of the throat found at the back of the mouth. These veins can help carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart. More specifically, the pharyngeal veins can either refer to the external or internal type, with the internal draining into the internal jugular vein and the external draining into the external jugular vein.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pharyngeal vein in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pharyngeal vein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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