jugular

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Related to jugulars: external jugular vein, V jugularis

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.
References in classic literature ?
It was such a thing that leaped upon the breast of the panthan to tear at his jugular.
The internal jugular vein had been cut through, with such violence, judging by the appearances, that the wound could not have been inflicted, in the act of suicide, by the hand of the deceased person.
When the man was dead an examination disclosed the unmistakable marks of an animal's fangs deeply sunken into the jugular vein.