[ rĕt′rō-măn-dĭb′yə-lər ]
A vein formed by union of the temporal veins in front of the ear, running behind the ramus of the mandible through the parotid gland, and uniting with the facial vein.posterior facial vein
Inter- vs Intra-What’s the difference between the interstate highway and the intrastate highway? Inter- is a prefix that means between two groups, and intra- is a prefix which means within or inside one group. Inter- and intra- are both prefixes, which are groups of letters that are placed at the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. Inter- Inter- is a common prefix that …
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