lingual vein


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lin·gual vein

[TA]
vein that receives blood from the tongue, sublingual and submandibular glands, and muscles of the floor of the mouth; empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein.
Synonym(s): vena lingualis [TA]

lin·gual vein

(ling'gwăl vān) [TA]
It receives blood from the tongue, sublingual and submandibular glands, and muscles of the floor of the mouth; empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein.

lingual vein

The dorsal or the deep lingual vein, both of which empty into the internal jugular vein.
See also: vein

lin·gual vein

(ling'gwăl vān) [TA]
Vein that receives blood from tongue, sublingual and submandibular glands, and muscles of floor of mouth; empties into internal jugular or the facial vein.