jugular vein


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jugular vein

[′jəg·yə·lər ‚vān]
(anatomy)
The vein in the neck which drains the brain, face, and neck into the innominate.
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Intravascular metastasis at the internal jugular vein from follicular thyroid carcinoma.
External jugular vein aneurysm: A source of thrombotic complications.
The right jugular vein was closely adhered to the cervical mass.
Initially, the scanning was performed perpendicular to the body where the internal jugular vein was imaged as an oval shape close to the carotid artery.
Jugular vein thrombosis as incidental ultrasound finding in tumor patients.
We report a case of two pseudoaneurysms, one of the vertebral artery and one of the subclavian artery, after attempted internal jugular vein catheterization.
As you can see from the photographs, the wound missed the jugular vein by something like half-an-inch.
A doorman ducked and the bottle shattered on impact, sending a shard of glass flying into the neck of 27-year-old Emma O'Kane, severing her jugular vein and an artery.
The purpose of our study was to investigate the effects of the competitive flow, by measuring both the volume and velocity in the jugular vein bypass grafts, placed in the carotid artery of rabbits with varying degrees of stenosis or occlusions created.
James Conan, 65, strangled and then rained a "hail of knife blows" on his younger girlfriend Kirsty O'Connell, 21, severing her jugular vein with 20 stab wounds.
Bruno, who has lived at North Clwyd Animal Rescue, Trelogan, Flintshire since August, had blood taken from his jugular vein.
The jagged glass just missed his jugular vein but caused him to lose six pints of blood and need more than 50 stitches.