facial vein

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Noun1.facial vein - any of several veins draining the face
anterior facial vein, vena facialis anterior - a continuation of the angular vein; unites with the retromandibular vein before emptying into the internal jugular vein
posterior facial vein, retromandibular vein, vena retromandibularis - posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear
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"
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
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Facial vein draining into external jugular vein in humans: its variations, phylogenetic retention and clinical relevance.
The facial vein drains into the internal jugular vein.
The PVP is embedded in a fatty pad, and it communicates with the deep facial vein, maxillary vein, and cavernous sinuses.
The parotid duct passes through the posterior part, and the anterior facial vein passes through the antero-inferior margin.
The RMV continued downwards and joined with the facial vein (FV) to form the common facial vein (CFV) at the angle of mandible.
Leg and facial vein treatments, hair removal, skin rejuvenation, cellulite and circumferential reduction treatments have no place being advertised and offered in a doctor's office that specializes in women's gynecological and reproductive health.
Common facial vein and facial artery were ligated and submandibular gland retracted up.
The common facial vein was joining the normal part of the IJV present between these two fenestrations, while other veins were draining in the anterior part of the second (lower) fenestration of the IJV.
The anterior division of retromandibular vein joined with facial vein to form common facial vein that drained into left subclavian vein directly.
Infection may spread from the deep facial vein to the pterygoid plexus, to the inferior orbital vein, to the cavernous sinus.