Definition of Vena lingualis

1. Noun. A vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein.

Exact synonyms: Lingual Vein
Group relationships: Mouth
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel



Medical Definition of Vena lingualis

1. Receives blood from the tongue, sublingual and submandibular glands, and muscles of the floor of the mouth; empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein. Synonym: vena lingualis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Lingualis

vena intermedia cephalica
vena intermedia cubiti
vena intervertebralis
vena jugularis
vena jugularis anterior
vena jugularis externa
vena jugularis interna
vena lacrimalis
vena laryngea
vena laryngea inferior
vena laryngea superior
vena lienalis
vena lingualis (current term)
vena lumbalis
vena lumbalis ascendens
vena mammaria interna
vena maxillaris
vena mediana antebrachii
vena mediana basilica
vena mediana cephalica
vena mediana cubiti
vena mesenterica
vena mesenterica inferior
vena mesenterica superior
vena metacarpus
vena metatarsus
vena musculophrenica

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