vena facialis


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Noun1.vena facialis - 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"