maxillary vein

Medical Dictionary

maxillary vein n.
A posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus, joining the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
WordNet
maxillary vein

noun
posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus; joins the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature