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|Vein: Pharyngeal veins|
|Veins of the head and neck. (Pharyngeal visible at left.)|
|Muscles of the pharynx, viewed from behind, together with the associated vessels and nerves.|
|Drains to||internal jugular|
|Artery||pharyngeal branches of inferior thyroid artery|
The pharyngeal veins begin in the pharyngeal plexus on the outer surface of the pharynx, and, after receiving some posterior meningeal veins and the vein of the pterygoid canal, end in the internal jugular.
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