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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