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sternocleidomastoid vein

 

Definition: arises in the sternocleidomastoid muscle and accompanies the sternocleidomastoid branch of the occipital artery; drains into the internal jugular or superior thyroid vein.

Synonym(s): vena sternocleidomastoideaTA

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