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
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jugular

[′jəg·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the region of the neck above the clavicle.
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References in classic literature ?
His strong, white teeth sank into the hairy throat of his enemy as he sought the pulsing jugular.
It was such a thing that leaped upon the breast of the panthan to tear at his jugular. Twice Turan struck it away as he sought to regain his feet, but both times it returned with increased ferocity to renew the attack.
'Separation of jugular vein--death rapid--been dead at least half an hour.' This echo of the physician's words ran through the passages and little rooms, and through the house while he was yet straightening himself from having bent down to reach to the bottom of the bath, and while he was yet dabbling his hands in water; redly veining it as the marble was veined, before it mingled into one tint.