Medical Definition of Vena jugularis externa

1. Superficial vein formed inferior to the parotid gland by the junction of the posterior auricular vein and the retromandibular vein, and passes down the side of the neck crossing to the sternocleidomastoid muscle vertically to empty into the subclavian vein. Synonym: vena jugularis externa. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Jugularis Externa

vena iliaca interna
vena iliolumbalis
vena innominata
vena intercapitalis
vena intercostalis
vena intercostalis superior dextra
vena intercostalis superior sinistra
vena intercostalis suprema
vena intermedia antebrachii
vena intermedia basilica
vena intermedia cephalica
vena intermedia cubiti
vena intervertebralis
vena jugularis
vena jugularis anterior
vena jugularis externa (current term)
vena jugularis interna
vena lacrimalis
vena laryngea
vena laryngea inferior
vena laryngea superior
vena lienalis
vena lingualis
vena lumbalis
vena lumbalis ascendens
vena mammaria interna
vena maxillaris

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