superficial temporal vein

n.

Any of the veins that pass from the temporal region to join the retromandibular vein.

Nearby words

  1. superficial inguinal ring,
  2. superficial lingual muscle,
  3. superficial perineal space,
  4. superficial peroneal nerve,
  5. superficial reflex,
  6. superficial transverse muscle of perineum,
  7. superficies,
  8. superfine,
  9. superfix,
  10. superfluid


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