submental vein

n.

A vein that is situated below the chin, anastomoses with the sublingual vein, connects with the anterior jugular vein, and empties into the facial vein.

Nearby words

  1. submaxillary gland,
  2. submaxillary triangle,
  3. submediant,
  4. submental,
  5. submental artery,
  6. submerge,
  7. submerged,
  8. submerged arc welding,
  9. submergible,
  10. submerse


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