Definition of Vena retromandibularis

1. Noun. Posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear.




Medical Definition of Vena retromandibularis

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vena Retromandibularis

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
vena renalis
vena retromandibularis (current term)
vena revehens
vena sacralis
vena sacralis mediana
vena saphena
vena saphena accessoria
vena saphena magna
vena saphena parva
vena scapularis dorsalis
vena septi pellucidi anterior
vena septi pellucidi posterior
vena sigmoideus
vena spinalis
vena spiralis modioli

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