anterior jugular vein

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Noun1.anterior jugular vein - arises below the chin from veins draining the lower faceanterior jugular vein - arises below the chin from veins draining the lower face; joins the external jugular vein
jugular, jugular vein, vena jugularis - veins in the neck that return blood from the head
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Hemorrhage most frequently found from wound edges, followed by anterior jugular veins and innominate artery.
The commonest source of bleeding during surgery was anterior jugular veins and the venous bleeding from wound margin.
The JVA is an infrequently found transverse connecting trunk extending across the midline between the two anterior jugular veins (AJV) of either side and lying in the suprasternal space between superficial and pretracheal layers of the cervical fascia.

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