Medical Definition of Vena facialis posterior

1. It is formed by the union of the superficial temporal and maxillary veins in front of the ear, runs posterior to the ramus of the mandible through the parotid gland, and unites with the posterior auricular vein to form the external jugular vein; it usually has a large communicating branch with the facial vein. Synonym: vena retromandibularis, posterior facial vein, temporomaxillary vein, vena facialis posterior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Facialis Posterior

vena digitalis
vena diploica
vena emissaria
vena emissaria condylaris
vena emissaria mastoidea
vena emissaria occipitalis
vena emissaria parietalis
vena epigastrica inferior
vena epigastrica superficialis
vena ethmoidalis
vena facialis
vena facialis anterior
vena facialis communis
vena facialis posterior (current term)
vena faciei profunda
vena femoralis
vena gastrica
vena gastrica-dextra
vena gastrica dextra
vena gastrica sinistra
vena gastro-omentalis dextra
vena gastro-omentalis sinistra
vena gastroomentalis
vena genus
vena gluteus
vena gyri olfactorii
vena haemorrhoidalis superior
vena hemiazygos

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