deep cervical vein

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deep cer·vi·cal vein

[TA]
large vein running with the artery of the same name between the semispinalis capitis and semispinalis cervicis, draining the deep muscles at the back of the neck and emptying into the brachiocephalic or the vertebral vein.

deep cer·vi·cal vein

(dēp sĕr'vi-kăl vān) [TA]
Large vein running with the artery of the same name between the semispinalis capitis and semispinalis cervicis, draining the deep muscles at the back of the neck and emptying into the brachiocephalic or the vertebral vein.