Transverse cervical veins

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Transverse cervical veins
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Superficial and deep branches from the transverse cervical artery (picture is of artery, not vein. However, vein is in similar location.)
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The veins of the neck, viewed from in front (transverse cervical veins not labeled, but region is visible)
Details
Latin Venae transversae cervicis
Drains to
External jugular vein
Transverse cervical artery
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12852089
TA A12.3.05.050
FMA 70856
Anatomical terminology

The transverse cervical veins are veins that cross the neck.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)