External jugular vein


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External jugular vein (Wikipedia)
External jugular vein
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Veins of the head and neck. (External jugular visible at center.)
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Veins
Details
Drains fromcranium, face
Sourceposterior facial vein, posterior auricular vein, retromandibular vein, anterior jugular vein, transverse cervical vein, suprascapular vein
Drains tosubclavian vein
Identifiers
Latinvena jugularis externa
TAA12.3.05.045
FMA13110
Anatomical terminology

The external jugular vein receives the greater part of the blood from the exterior of the cranium and the deep parts of the face, being formed by the junction of the posterior division of the retromandibular vein with the posterior auricular vein.

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