sublingual vein


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sub·lin·gual vein

[TA]
vein that accompanies the sublingual artery in the floor of the mouth, lateral to the hypoglossal nerve; it may join the deep lingual vein to form the lingual vein, or join the vena comitans nerve hypoglossi.
Synonym(s): vena sublingualis [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sub·lin·gual vein

(sŭb-ling'gwăl vān) [TA]
Vein that accompanies the sublingual artery in the floor of the mouth, lateral to the hypoglossal nerve; it may join the deep lingual vein to form the lingual vein, or join the vena comitans nervi hypoglossi.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sub·lin·gual vein

(sŭb-ling'gwăl vān) [TA]
Vein that accompanies the sublingual artery in floor of mouth, lateral to hypoglossal nerve.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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