Definition of jugular vein in English:

jugular vein

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  • Any of several large veins in the neck, carrying blood from the head and face.
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    • Anesthesia care providers must identify and locate the internal jugular veins for pulmonary artery catheter line placement.
    • Any disorder that blocks the flow of spinal fluid between the brain and its route to the blood, the jugular vein, can cause raised pressure.
    • One of the anterior jugular veins may have a midline position on the trachea and this must be remembered when performing tracheotomy.

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