Definition of Deep cervical vein
1. Noun. A vein that accompanies an artery of the same name.
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel
Medical Definition of Deep cervical vein
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Literary usage of Deep cervical vein
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The deep cervical vein (v. cervicalis profunda; posterior vertebral or posterior deep cervical vein) accompanies its artery between the ..."
2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"... CERVICAL The deep cervical vein (v. ... posterior vertebral or posterior deep cervical vein) accompanies its artery between the ..."
3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"It has been already noticed in the dissection of the back of the neck (p. 173). The deep cervical vein is a large vessel. It joins the vertebral vein. ..."