jugular


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jugular

1. of, relating to, or situated near the throat or neck
2. of, having, or denoting pelvic fins situated in front of the pectoral fins

jugular

[′jəg·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the region of the neck above the clavicle.
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The jugular foramen, an opening in the skull base, is formed by the jugular notches in the temporal and occipital bones.
Duplex ultrasonography on day 6 showed left internal jugular vein thrombosis.
Involvement of the jugular foramen may result in Collet-Sicard syndrome.
It's like putting a Band-Aid on a bleeding jugular.
We placed a catheter of polyethylene PE-50 tubing (Clay Adams, Sparks, MD, USA) filled with heparinized saline (100 U/mL) in the carotid artery to measure blood pressure, and we placed a catheter of polyethylene PE-10 fused to PE-50 tubing in the jugular vein to administer drugs.
Lee Dale's jugular vein was SEVERED after the dog sank its fangs into his neck.
A terrified boy of 12 told today how he almost died when a bull mastiff tore open his jugular vein.
He was rushed to Warwick Hospital where doctors told him if the knife had entered a millimetre either side, his jugular would have been cut, and he could have died.
Seemingly intent on emulating the home performance against Partizan, Newcastle seemed strangely loath to go for the jugular.
Steve Young will lead JUGULAR's athletes to new championships and will compete himself under the JUGULAR banner.
RANGERS hero Lorenzo Amoruso went "four" the jugular yesterday - with a goal against Motherwell inside 90 seconds.
Smith attacked his wife, cutting her jugular vein with such force that the kitchen knife he used had broken.