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Adjective: jugular  júg-yu-lu(r)
  1. Relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat
    "jugular vein"
Noun: jugular  júg-yu-lu(r)
  1. Veins in the neck that return blood from the head
    - jugular vein, vena jugularis
  2. A vital part that is vulnerable to attack
    "he always goes for the jugular"

Derived forms: jugulars

Type of: soft spot, vein, vena, venous blood vessel, weak part, weak spot

Part of: cervix, neck

Encyclopedia: Jugular