deep facial vein

n.

A valveless communicating vein that passes from the facial vein to the pterygoid plexus in the infratemporal fossa.

Nearby words

  1. diotic,
  2. diouf,
  3. diovular,
  4. diovulatory,
  5. dioxan,
  6. dioxide,
  7. dioxin,
  8. dioxygenase,
  9. dip,
  10. dip circle


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