Recent Examples of jugular vein from the Web
The lawsuit noted another stent — one placed in her right jugular vein in an earlier procedure — also had moved.
Neely was shot between his right shoulder and neck, missing the jugular vein and spine by a fraction of an inch.
At 2 years old, Leo Krim was too young to defend himself when his nanny dragged a knife across his neck, slicing a jugular vein and striking his spinal cord.
She had been stabbed once in the neck, which severed her jugular vein and carotid artery, the Post reports.
The surgery required full anesthesia and was more invasive than normal because the location of the incision was so close to the jugular vein and carotid artery.
After Graves put the knife to Harris’ jugular vein (detectives noted a small cut to the side of Harris’ neck), Harris tried to get the knife away from Graves.
Also, a single blood draw from a jugular vein revealed the presence of Bacillus bacteria.
This is because, among other advantages, a woodpecker's tongue can put pressure on its jugular vein.
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Definition of jugular vein for English Language Learners
: a large vein in the neck that takes blood from the head to the heart
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