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External jugular vein

Introduction: External jugular vein

Description of External jugular vein

External jugular vein: formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins; empties into the subclavian vein.
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External jugular vein as an Organ

External jugular vein (organ): The external jugular vein is a major systemic vein in the neck. The paired...more »

External jugular vein (organ): See External Jugular Vein (organ information).

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Broader terms for External jugular vein

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Hierarchical classifications of External jugular vein

The following list attempts to classify External jugular vein into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • jugular,jugular vein,vena jugularis
  • vein,vena,venous blood vessel
  • blood vessel
  • vas,vessel
  • tube,tube-shaped structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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