Definition of Deep cervical vein

1. Noun. A vein that accompanies an artery of the same name.




Medical Definition of Deep cervical vein

1. Large vein running with the artery of the same name between the semispinalis capitis and semispinalis cervicis draining the deep muscles at the back of the neck and emptying into the brachiocephalic or the vertebral vein. Synonym: vena cervicalis profunda. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deep Cervical Vein

deep brachial artery
deep branch of the lateral plantar nerve
deep branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery
deep branch of the medial plantar artery
deep branch of the radial nerve
deep branch of the transverse cervical artery
deep branch of the ulnar nerve
deep breathing
deep brown
deep cardiac plexus
deep cell
deep cerebral veins
deep cervical artery
deep cervical fascia
deep cervical vein (current term)
deep circumflex iliac artery
deep circumflex iliac vein
deep copies
deep copy
deep cortex
deep cover
deep dorsal sacrococcygeal ligament
deep down
deep embedding
deep end

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. ..."

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