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jugular vein

any of three large veins of the neck that return blood to the heart from the head and face
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jugular vein in Medicine

jugular vein n.
Any of the three jugular veins: anterior, external, and internal.

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jugular vein in Science
jugular vein
Either of the two large veins on either side of the neck in mammals that drain blood from the head and return it to the heart.
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