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{n: angular vein, vena angularis} a short vein formed by the supraorbital vein and the supratrochlear vein and continuing as the facial vein



{n: anterior facial vein, vena facialis anterior} a continuation of the angular vein; unites with the retromandibular vein before emptying into the internal jugular vein

{n: common facial vein} vein formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein and emptying into the jugular vein

{n: external nasal vein, vena nasalis externa} one of the veins that drain the external nose and empty into the angular or facial vein

{n: facial vein, vena facialis} any of several veins draining the face

{n: inferior labial vein, vena labialis inferior} a tributary of the facial vein that drains the lower lip

{n: lingual vein, vena lingualis} a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein

{n: palatine vein, vena palatina} a vein that drains the region of the palate and empties into the facial vein

{n: parotid vein} parotid branches of the facial vein; they drain part of the parotid gland and empty into the retromandibular vein

{n: retromandibular vein, vena retromandibularis, posterior facial vein} posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear

{n: superior labial vein, vena labialis superior} a tributary of the facial vein that drains the upper lip


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