jugular vein

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Related to Primitive jugular veins: external jugular vein, posterior cardinal vein, Vitelline veins

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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