|1.||of, relating to, or situated near the throat or neck|
|2.||of, having, or denoting pelvic fins situated in front of the pectoral fins: a jugular fish|
|3.||short for jugular vein|
|4.||go for the jugular to make a savage and destructive attack on an enemy's weakest point|
|[C16: from Late Latin jugulāris, from Latin jugulum throat]|
internal jugular vein n.
A vein that is a continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater and unites behind the cartilage of the first rib with the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein.
jugular jug·u·lar (jŭg'yə-lər)
Of, relating to, or located in the region of the neck or throat. n.
A jugular vein.