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Medical Dictionary

jugular trunk


Medical Definition of JUGULAR TRUNK

:  either of two major lymph vessels that drain the head and neck: a :  one on the right that empties into the right lymphatic duct or into the right subclavian vein where it joins the right internal jugular vein b :  one on the left that empties into the thoracic trunk


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