auricular vein


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Noun1.auricular vein - one of two veins serving the ear region
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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According to standard anatomical textbooks, the external jugular vein (EJV) is chiefly responsible for draining the scalp and face and is formed by the union of the posterior division of the retromandibular vein and posterior auricular vein near mandibular angle (Standring et al., 2012; Sinnatamby, 2011).
Its venous drainage is via the posterior auricular vein and the superficial temporal vein.
Two milliliter venous blood was collected from auricular vein for estimating routine haematological parameters (Hb, TEC, TLC, PCV and platelet count).
This allowed for placement of a catheter in the auricular vein and administration of the preanesthetic drug propofol (2 mg/s, iv).