Medical Definition of Vena profunda linguae

1. The principle vein of the tongue that accompanies the deep lingual artery and joins the lingual vein. It drains the body and apex of the tongue, running posteriorly near the median plane; they are often visible through the mucosa on the underside of the tongue, to each side of the frenulum. Synonym: vena profunda linguae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Profunda Linguae

vena peroneus
vena petrosa
vena pharyngeus
vena phrenica
vena phrenica inferior
vena pontomesencephalica anterior
vena poplitea
vena portae
vena portae hepatis
vena portalis
vena posterior ventriculi sinistri
vena preauricularis
vena precentralis cerebelli
vena prepylorica
vena profunda femoris
vena profunda linguae (current term)
vena pudenda interna
vena pulmanalis inferior
vena pulmonalis
vena pulmonalis inferior dextra
vena pulmonalis inferior sinistra
vena pulmonalis superior
vena pulmonalis superior dextra
vena pulmonalis superior sinistra
vena pylorica
vena radialis
vena recessus lateralis ventriculi quarti
vena rectalis
vena rectalis superior

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