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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In both cases, this diastolic collapse was best seen in one of the right infraclavicular regions from the bottom to the top, and extending downwards just below the clavicle and externally at the greater skin-vein, especially recognized at the anterior jugular vein. During the systolic retraction of the thoracic wall, the veins were again gradually lifted and filled to a not insignificant degree (in the second case with a double motion, corresponding to the contraction of the atrium and ventricle), and at the moment of diastole to collapse again to complete disappearances.
It has been reported to be found in all neck veins, though most commonly occurring in the IJV, followed by the external jugular vein, anterior jugular vein, and other communicating veins.
The placement of a chest collateral port in crossover technique through the anterior jugular vein system can be quite simple and the most appropriate method in the mentioned or a comparable scenario.

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