lingual vein

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Noun1.lingual vein - a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
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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None of the patients had any complications of injury to the Warton's duct or bleeding from the lingual vein. It was absolutely bloodless surgery as bipolar was used.
Throughout its course, the IJV receives tributaries from the facial vein, the lingual vein, veins from the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the superior thyroid veins (4)
In the L3 type on the left seen in five (1%) patients, three ostia were formed by upper, lower, and lingual veins and these three ostia were separated by the left atrial wall (Figure 11).