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Noun: maxillary vein
  1. Posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus; joins the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein
    - vena maxillaris

Derived forms: maxillary veins

Type of: vein, vena, venous blood vessel

Encyclopedia: Maxillary vein