posterior facial vein


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Noun1.posterior facial vein - posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear
facial vein, vena facialis - any of several veins draining the face
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The facial artery and the posterior facial vein groove the posterior part of the gland.
The posterior facial vein is identified and retracted posterosuperiorly.
However, the mandibular branch of the facial nerve was identified along its course with the posterior facial vein.

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