jugular veins

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Related to jugular veins: internal jugular vein, axillary vein, subclavian vein, vena jugularis, Carotid arteries

jug·u·lar veins

n. venas yugulares, venas que llevan la sangre de la cabeza y del cuello al corazón.
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When the man was dead an examination disclosed the unmistakable marks of an animal's fangs deeply sunken into the jugular vein.
One arm was nearly severed by the giant fangs, and a great piece had been torn from his neck, exposing his jugular vein, which the cruel jaws had missed but by a miracle.
Kantos Kan perceived my coup and stepping quickly to my side he placed his foot upon my neck and withdrawing his sword from my body gave me the final death blow through the neck which is supposed to sever the jugular vein, but in this instance the cold blade slipped harmlessly into the sand of the arena.
The internal jugular vein had been cut through, with such violence, judging by the appearances, that the wound could not have been inflicted, in the act of suicide, by the hand of the deceased person.
Venous ectasias in the neck are uncommon, primarily occurring in the internal and external jugular veins.
A case of right partial and double internal jugular veins.
Although various manoeuvres have been described to increase the size of the internal jugular veins (IJV), their efficacy has been limited or not demonstrated in infants and young children (3-6).
David Nairne's attack on IT worker Alan Ross was so ferocious that it severed the jugular veins on both sides of the victim's neck.
The external jugular vein is used as venous manometer, while both the external and internal jugular veins are used for IV catheterization to conduct diagnostic procedures or IV therapies.
Pulmonary valved conduits composed of bovine jugular veins have thinner, more supple leaflets than traditional porcine tissue valves and are designed to allow improved blood flow.
But it becomes quickly clear the Murnau has bitten off more than he can chew with Schreck, who begins to take an inordinate amount of interest in his colleagues' jugular veins.
Prolonged administration of rotenone into the jugular veins of rats produces tremors, an unsteady gait, and other symptoms comparable to those of Parkinson's disease, J.