Medical Definition of Jugular bulb

1. One of two dilated parts of the internal jugular vein: the superior bulb (Heister's diverticulum) is a dilation at the beginning of the internal jugular vein in the jugular fossa of the temporal bone; the inferior bulb is a dilat ed portion of the vein just before it reaches the brachiocephalic vein. Synonym: jugular bulb, bulbus venae jugularis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jugular Bulb

juglandine
juglans
juglet
juglets
juglike
jugline
juglines
juglone
juglone hydroxylase
juglones
jugomaxillary
jugs
jugsful
jugula
jugular
jugular bulb (current term)
jugular duct
jugular embryocardia
jugular foramen
jugular foramen syndrome
jugular fossa
jugular ganglion
jugular gland
jugular glomus
jugular lymphatic trunk
jugular nerve
jugular notch of occipital bone
jugular notch of temporal bone
jugular plexus
jugular process

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