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com·mon fa·cial vein

a short vessel formed by the union of the facial vein and the retromandibular vein, emptying into the jugular vein; considered to be a continuation of the facial vein in the NA.

common facial vein

Venae facialis communis—an obsolete term that formerly dignified the terminal segment of the facial vein after being joined by the anterior division of the retromandibular vein.

com·mon fa·cial vein

(kom'ŏn fā'shăl vān)
A short vessel formed by the union of the facial vein and the retromandibular vein, emptying into the jugular vein.

com·mon fa·cial vein

(kom'ŏn fā'shăl vān)
Short vessel formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein, emptying into jugular vein.
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The RMV continued downwards and joined with the facial vein (FV) to form the common facial vein (CFV) at the angle of mandible.
However, micrognathia (underdevelopment of the lower jaw) is one of the more common facial abnormalities associated with trisomy 18.
The British scientist argued that, as a result of natural selection, all people as well as some nonhuman primates display common facial expressions for certain emotions, including happiness, anger, and fear.
The most common facial features documented in the medical records of the 60 case-patients were long and flat philtrum (60%); low nasal bridge (52%), short palpebral fissures (42%); thin upper lip (30%); and midface hypoplasia (28%).
Cleft lip and palate has become a major public health problem affecting one in every 500-1000 births worldwide.1 It is the fourth most common defect and most common congenital defect of face.2 Oro facial clefts are the most common facial malformations in all populations and ethnic groups.
As the most common facial birth defect, one in every 700 babies is born with a cleft.
Common facial vein and facial artery were ligated and submandibular gland retracted up.
Clefts of the lip and palate are the most common facial difference babies can be born with.
Nasal trauma is the most common facial injury, particularly in the pediatric population.
The anterior division of retromandibular vein joined with facial vein to form common facial vein that drained into left subclavian vein directly.

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