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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/External_jugular_vein

This vein receives the occipital occasionally, the posterior external jugular, and, near its termination, the transverse cervical, transverse scapular, and anterior jugular veins; in the substance of the parotid, a large branch of communication from the internal jugular joins it. The external jugular vein ...

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External jugular vein: The more superficial of the two jugular veins situated on each side of the neck. The other is the internal jugular vein. They drain blood from the head, brain, face and neck and convey it toward the heart. The external jugular vein collects most of the blood from the outside of the skull and the deep parts of ...

www.med-health.net/External-Jugular-Vein.html

The external jugular vein is important as a part of the venous drainage of the head, brain and neck. Its close location to the surface of the skin makes it more vulnerable to injury.

www.britannica.com/science/jugular-vein

Jugular vein, any of several veins of the neck that drain blood from the brain, face , and neck, returning it to the heart via the superior vena cava. The main vessels are the external jugular vein and the interior jugular vein. The external jugular vein receives blood from the neck, the outside of the cranium, and the deep tissues ...

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/What-is-a-jugular-vein-and-its-functions/articleshow/764277.cms

Jul 4, 2004 ... It is the name of each of the four, large veins that return blood to the heart from the head and neck. The veins get their name from the Latin word ''jugulus'' meaning collarbone. There are two jugular veins on each side of the neck, known as the external and internal jugulars. The external one lies close to the ...

www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/internal-jugular-vein

The internal jugular vein is a major blood vessel that drains blood from important body organs and parts, such as the brain, face, and neck. Anatomically, there are two of these veins that lie along each side of the neck. They each rest beside the thyroid gland at the center.

www.quora.com/Where-is-the-jugular-vein-What-is-its-function

Where: The internal jugular vein is located within the carotid sheath of the neck, and travels with the common carotid and it's subsequent bifurcation, and the vagus nerve. It is located on either side of the neck and is underneath the Sternocleidomastoid muscle for most of its course. The external jugular vein is located on the ...

www.buzzle.com/articles/internal-jugular-vein-diagram-and-functions.html

Aug 6, 2016 ... With the exception of the pulmonary vein, all the veins perform the function of transporting deoxygenated blood to the heart. The venous system of the head and neck include several veins such as internal and external jugular veins, vertebral veins, facial vein, occipital vein, superficial temporal vein, ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-purpose-of-the-jugular-vein

The jugular veins are in the neck and drain blood from the head, brain, face and neck and convey it toward the heart. The external jugular vein collects most...