What is another word for internal jugular vein?

5 synonyms found


[ ɪntˈɜːnə͡l d͡ʒˈuːɡjʊlə vˈe͡ɪn], [ ɪntˈɜːnə‍l d‍ʒˈuːɡjʊlə vˈe‍ɪn], [ ɪ_n_t_ˈɜː_n_əl dʒ_ˈuː_ɡ_j_ʊ_l_ə v_ˈeɪ_n]

Synonyms for Internal jugular vein:

How to use "Internal jugular vein" in context?

Internal jugular vein is a vein that drains blood from the head and neck. It begins at the base of the skull in the neck and courses towards the lower chest. The vein passes through the neck and under the clavicle (collarbone) before entering the front of the chest.

The jugular vein is one of two veins that drain blood from the head and neck. The other is the axillary vein. The two veins are sometimes referred to as "the double drain.

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