temporal vein

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Noun1.temporal vein - any of several veins draining the temporal regiontemporal vein - any of several veins draining the temporal region
deep temporal vein - temporal veins that empty into the pterygoid plexus
middle temporal vein - arises near the eye; joins the superficial temporal veins to form the retromandibular vein
superficial temporal vein - join the middle temporal vein to empty into the retromandibular vein
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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On fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) of the right eye, staining around the major arc and hyperflorescence due to minimal vascular leakage in the perivenous segments were observed; FFA in the left eye revealed staining of the vessel walls of the inferior temporal vein branches (Figure 2).
Left retromandibular vein (RMV) was formed in the substance of parotid gland by the union of maxillary and superficial temporal vein as usual.
In the present case, he superficial temporal vein united with maxillary vein to form retromandibular vein within the substance of the left parotid gland.

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