The external jugular vein receives the greater part of the blood from the exterior of the cranium and the deep parts of the face, being formed by the junction of the posterior division of the posterior facial with the posterior auricular vein. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/External_jugular_vein ]

Synonyms: external jugular venous tree

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external definition

Vein which collects blood from the muscles of the head and tongue and the thyroid gland.[AAO]

has related synonym

external jugular

vena jugularis externa

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UBERON:0001101