posterior auricular vein

noun

Medical Definition of posterior auricular vein

: a vein formed from venous tributaries in the region behind the ear that joins with the posterior facial vein to form the external jugular vein

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“Posterior auricular vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/posterior%20auricular%20vein. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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