facial vein


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Related to facial vein: facial artery, angular vein, maxillary vein, pterygoid plexus, superficial temporal vein, deep facial vein
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Noun1.facial vein - any of several veins draining the face
anterior facial vein, vena facialis anterior - a continuation of the angular vein; unites with the retromandibular vein before emptying into the internal jugular vein
posterior facial vein, retromandibular vein, vena retromandibularis - posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear
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"
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
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Muscles of Facial Expression, Facial Artery, Facial Vein and Marginal Branch of VII.
The PVP is embedded in a fatty pad, and it communicates with the deep facial vein, maxillary vein, and cavernous sinuses.
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The anterior jugular vein was not found at its usual position, but it was passing horizontally superficially to the submandibular gland and joined the common facial vein.
The common facial vein was joining the normal part of the IJV present between these two fenestrations, while other veins were draining in the anterior part of the second (lower) fenestration of the IJV.
Infection may spread from the deep facial vein to the pterygoid plexus, to the inferior orbital vein, to the cavernous sinus.
The facial artery and the posterior facial vein groove the posterior part of the gland.
However, the mandibular branch of the facial nerve was identified along its course with the posterior facial vein.
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The Osaka location complements Cynosure's existing sales and distribution capabilities in Asia by expanding the direct sales and customer support to practices looking to provide treatments for leg and facial vein removal, hair removal, vascular and pigmented lesions, and cellulite.
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