HyperDic: jugular_vein

English > 1 sense of the expression jugular vein:
NOUNbodyjugular vein, vena jugularis, jugularveins in the neck that return blood from the head
English > jugular vein: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningveins in the neck that return blood from the head.
Synonymsvena jugularis, jugular
Part ofneck, cervixThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
Narroweranterior jugular veinArises below the chin from veins draining the lower face
external jugular veinformed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins
internal jugular veinA continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater
Broadervein, vena, venous blood vesselA blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
Spanishvena yugular, yugular
Catalanvena jugular
Adjectivesjugularrelating to or located in the region of the neck or throat

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