sternocleidomastoid vein

n.

A vein that arises in the sternocleidomastoid muscle and drains into the internal jugular vein.

Nearby words

  1. sterno,
  2. sterno-,
  3. sternoclavicular,
  4. sternoclavicular angle,
  5. sternocleidomastoid,
  6. sternocostal,
  7. sternocostal ligament,
  8. sternodynia,
  9. sternoid,
  10. sternopagia


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