cervical vein


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Related to cervical vein: subclavian vein, jugular vein distention
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Noun1.cervical vein - a vein that accompanies an artery of the same name
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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The transverse cervical vein and the supra-scapular vein opened into the internal jugular vein.
Hollinshead (2) further reported that external jugular vein usually receives the transverse cervical vein and suprascapular vein.
Hence, the anterior jugular vein, transverse cervical vein, and suprascapular vein, all of which usually open into the external jugular vein, in the present case opened into the internal jugular vein.