Transverse cervical veins

The transverse cervical veins are veins that cross the neck.

Transverse cervical veins
Superficial and deep branches from the transverse cervical artery (picture is of artery, not vein. However, vein is in similar location.)
The veins of the neck, viewed from in front (transverse cervical veins not labeled, but region is visible)
Drains toExternal jugular vein
ArteryTransverse cervical artery
LatinVenae transversae cervicis
Anatomical terminology


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

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