Jugular venous arch
|Vein: Jugular venous arch|
|The veins of the neck, viewed from in front. (Jugular venous arch visible but not labeled.)|
|Latin||arcus venosus jugularis|
|Gray's||subject #168 648|
|Source||anterior jugular vein|
|Drains to||anterior jugular vein|
Just above the sternum the two anterior jugular veins communicate by a transverse trunk, the jugular venous arch (or venous jugular arch), which receive tributaries from the inferior thyroid veins; each also communicates with the internal jugular.
There are no valves in this vein.
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