Definition of Internal jugular vein

1. Noun. A continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater; joins the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein.

Generic synonyms: Jugular, Jugular Vein, Vena Jugularis



Medical Definition of Internal jugular vein

1. Main venouus structure of the neck, formed as a continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater, contained within the carotid sheath as it descends the neck uniting, behind the sternoclavicular joint, with the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein. Synonym: vena jugularis interna. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Internal Jugular Vein

internal fertilization
internal fistula
internal fixation
internal fixators
internal haemorrhage
internal haemorrhoids
internal hernia
internal hydrocephalus
internal iliac artery
internal iliac lymph nodes
internal iliac vein
internal intercostal membrane
internal intercostal muscle
internal jugular vein (current term)
internal lacrimal fistula
internal limiting membrane
internal link
internal lip of iliac crest
internal malleolus
internal mammary-coronary artery anastomosis
internal mammary artery
internal mammary plexus
internal maxillary artery
internal maxillary plexus
internal medicine
internal medullary lamina
internal membrane

Literary usage of Internal jugular vein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The internal jugular vein collects the blood from the interior of the cranium, from the superficial parts of the face, and from the neck. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"... after the removal of the infectious thrombus from the sigmoid sinus, one often sees healing occur with or without ligation of the internal jugular vein. ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The internal jugular vein (v. jugularis interna) collects the blood from the ... At the root of the neck the right internal jugular vein is placed at a ..."

4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"internal jugular vein.—Tin's vein, receiving the blood from the cranial cavity, is continuous at its upper extremity with the lateral sinus within the skull ..."

5. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The internal jugular vein is formed by the conflux of the several great and posterior ... The carotid artery, the internal jugular vein, and the par * These ..."

6. The Anatomy of the Frog by Alexander Ecker, George Haslam (1889)
"(i) The internal jugular vein (Vena jugularis), (Fig. 160 «Q.ca.n be traced from the ... J internal jugular vein. K Vertebral vein. L Anterior lymph-heart. ..."

7. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1868)
"CASE OF AN OBLITERATED RIGHT internal jugular vein. ... which from its position and connections was obviously the obliterated internal jugular vein. ..."

8. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The internal jugular vein collects the blood from the interior of the cranium, from the superficial parts of the face, and from the neck. ..."

9. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"... after the removal of the infectious thrombus from the sigmoid sinus, one often sees healing occur with or without ligation of the internal jugular vein. ..."

10. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The internal jugular vein (v. jugularis interna) collects the blood from the ... At the root of the neck the right internal jugular vein is placed at a ..."

11. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"internal jugular vein.—Tin's vein, receiving the blood from the cranial cavity, is continuous at its upper extremity with the lateral sinus within the skull ..."

12. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The internal jugular vein is formed by the conflux of the several great and posterior ... The carotid artery, the internal jugular vein, and the par * These ..."

13. The Anatomy of the Frog by Alexander Ecker, George Haslam (1889)
"(i) The internal jugular vein (Vena jugularis), (Fig. 160 «Q.ca.n be traced from the ... J internal jugular vein. K Vertebral vein. L Anterior lymph-heart. ..."

14. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1868)
"CASE OF AN OBLITERATED RIGHT internal jugular vein. ... which from its position and connections was obviously the obliterated internal jugular vein. ..."

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