internal jugular vein

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n internal jugular vein a continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater; joins the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein
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Usage

In literature:

I never saw a case in which the sheathings of the internal jugular vein and carotid artery were so completely involved.
"Danger" by T. S. Arthur
The communication is usually between the common carotid artery and the internal jugular vein.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
He gave directions for avoiding the carotid artery and internal jugular vein in operations upon the neck.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
D. Facial vein entering the internal jugular vein.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
One of these, which lies in the angle between the internal jugular and common facial veins, is frequently infected in cancer of the tongue.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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In news:

Double fenestration of the internal jugular vein: A rare anatomic variant.
Double fenestration of the internal jugular vein : A rare anatomic variant.
Bilateral internal jugular vein phlebectasia.
Bilateral internal jugular vein phlebectasia .
Double fenestration of the internal jugular vein: A rare anatomic variant .
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