transverse vein of face

n.

A tributary of the retromandibular vein, anastomosing with the facial vein.

Nearby words

  1. transverse section,
  2. transverse sinus,
  3. transverse sinus of pericardium,
  4. transverse tarsal joint,
  5. transverse temporal gyrus,
  6. transverse vein of neck,
  7. transverse vibrations,
  8. transverse wave,
  9. transversectomy,
  10. transversely


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