occipital vein

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to occipital vein: Jugular veins, occipital artery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.occipital vein - a vein that drains the occipital regionoccipital vein - a vein that drains the occipital 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?