Definition of Maxillary vein
1. Noun. Posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus; joins the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein.
Medical Definition of Maxillary vein
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Literary usage of Maxillary vein
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The Internal maxillary vein is a vessel of considerable size, receiving branches which correspond with those of the internal maxillary artery. ..."
2. The Comparative anatomy of the domesticated animals by Auguste Chauveau (1887)
"Internal maxillary vein. Remarkable for its enormous volume, this vein creep? between the internal masseter muscle and the maxilla, in an oblique direction ..."
3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The temporo-maxillary vein (posterior facial) is a short trunk, often presenting a plexiform disposition, which is formed by the union of the temporal and ..."
4. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"The internal maxillary vein is a short vessel which accompanies the first p ... The temporo-maxillary vein (v. facialis posterior) is a short trunk which is ..."