deep cervical vein

noun

Medical Definition of deep cervical vein

: a tributary of the vertebral vein that drains blood especially from the deeper parts of the back of the neck

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“Deep cervical vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deep%20cervical%20vein. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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