auricular vein


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Synonyms for auricular vein

one of two veins serving the ear region

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Experimental animals were randomly divided into four groups (1-4) and euthanized with the infusion of 10% potassium chloride (25 ml) in auricular vein at the end of the procedure, 24 h, 48 h and 7 days after the procedure.
External jugular vein formed by the union of posterior division of the retromandibular vein and the posterior auricular vein, begins at the angle of the mandible and descends obliquely, superficial to the sternocleidomastoid muscle to drain into the subclavian vein.
The external jugular vein is formed by the posterior division of the retromandibular vein and the posterior auricular vein. The main trunk of the external jugular vein descends superficial to the sternocleidomastoid muscle and drained into the subclavian vein.
Which part of the human body is served by the auricular vein?
While the posterior division unites with posterior auricular vein to form external jugular vein that drains into subclavian vein.
As per the standard description EJV begins in the substance of the parotid gland by the union of posterior division of RMV (posterior facial) and the posterior auricular veins or by a single one or some combination of these and the facial, maxillary or other veins near the mandibular angle (Hollinshead,1968).