facial vein


: a vein that arises as the angular vein, drains the superficial structures of the face, and empties into the internal jugular vein

called also anterior facial vein

see deep facial vein, posterior facial vein

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“Facial vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/facial%20vein. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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