common facial vein

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Noun1.common facial vein - vein formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein and emptying into the jugular 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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Sometimes a baby's face doesn't join together properly in the womb, which leads to a common facial defect called a cleft lip or palate.
There are several common facial targets for neuromodulators.
Anatomical variations in termination of common facial vein.
2 Oro facial clefts are the most common facial malformations in all populations and ethnic groups.
A survey of the UK's leading entrepreneurs has revealed the most common facial characteristics that make a successful business person, from a cost-conscious nose to competitive head and multi-tasking eyes.
Rather than bemused, or afraid, the two most common facial expressions I am faced with when I talk to blokes.
Dr Dawn Eubanks, associate professor of behavioural science & strategy said: "Our findings imply that within business, military and sport, individuals who achieve the highest positions of leadership share common facial features that distinguish them from leaders in other domains.
As the most common facial birth defect, one in every 700 babies is born with a cleft.
Under normal circumstances, the anterior connection disappears so that the facial vein continues to drain via the common facial vein into the precardial vein (adult internal jugular vein), whereas the posterior connection persists, so that the retromandibular vein drains into the external jugular vein.
However, in 1950s there was a more popularized belief that facial expressions and their meanings are culturally determined through behavioral learning processes but later Paul Ekman through a series of studies found a high agreement among the Western and Eastern cultures that their emotional labels fits into a common facial expressions system.

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