lingual vein

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lingual vein n.
A vein that receives blood from the tongue, from the sublingual and the submandibular glands, and from the muscles of the floor of the mouth and that empties into the internal jugular vein or the facial vein.

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lingual vein

noun
a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein 
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