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Synonyms for jugular

a vital part that is vulnerable to attack

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The neck was broken and the jugular severed as by the fangs of a wild beast.
Pike, the malingerer, leaped upon the crippled animal, breaking its neck with a quick flash of teeth and a jerk, Buck got a frothing adversary by the throat, and was sprayed with blood when his teeth sank through the jugular. The warm taste of it in his mouth goaded him to greater fierceness.
They thought of the marks upon dead throats-made by talons or by giant fingers, they could not tell which--and those upon shoulders and jugulars where powerful teeth had fastened and they waited with drawn pistols.
Anatomical variations of the internal jugular vein in relation to common carotid artery in lesser supra clavicular fossa --a colour Doppler study.
(1) Here we report our experience with an injury to the left internal jugular vein by a crossbow bolt.
Tumor of jugular vein in cow is a neoplastic condition.
Computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone showed evidence of a high jugular bulb abutting the TM and the ossicular chain, with a dehiscent middle ear floor (figure, C).
Additionally, effects of venipuncture location (basilic vein versus jugular vein) were evaluated in male boat-tailed grackles sampled promptly after capture and banding.
However, ultrasound remains an ideal technique for screening, and several investigators tried to measure the jugular and vertebral vein flow by the means of ECD in order to substitute the operator dependent qualitative protocol with a more objective measurement of the venous flow [24-29].
The third finding on the same skull was the presence of an unusual large jugular foramen divided by a bridge of bone lateral to the right occipital condyle in front of condylar fossa.
Variations in the anatomical relationship between the common carotid artery and the internal jugular vein: An ultrasonographic study
(A) Coronal T1 with contrast revealed asymmetry of the vocal cords, consistent with vocal cord dysfunction ; (B) Axial T1 without contrast demonstrated fatty infiltrates at the level of the right hemitongue reflecting denervation; (C) Axial T1 with contrast revealing an enhancing lobular mass in the right jugular fossa extending into the hypoglossal region, highly consistent with schwannoma.
The shattered tube pierced the 17-year-old's jugular. It's believed he pulled the tube out of his neck while in shock.
Raheel Sharif description of Kashmir as the 'jugular vein' of Pakistan, the Congress Party on Thursday said Kashmir is and will always remain an important part of India, and added that the solution to Kashmir problem will be decided according to the Indian Constitution.