tympanic vein


tympanic vein
noun
veins from the tympanic cavity that empty into the retromandibular vein
Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel

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  • Tympanic cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cavitas tympani GraySubject = 230 GrayPage = 1037 Caption = The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above. (Tympanic cavity labeled at upper right.) Caption2 = MapPos = Tympanic cavity | MapCaption = Bones… …   Wikipedia

  • tympanic body — an ovoid body found in the adventitia of the upper part of the superior bulb of the internal jugular vein; its structure and presumably its function are similar to those of the glomus caroticum (carotid body). Called also glomus jugulare, jugular …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior tympanic artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria tympanica anterior GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 560 Caption = Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. ( Ant. tympanic at upper left.) Caption2 = BranchFrom = BranchTo = Vein = Supplies =… …   Wikipedia

  • Inferior tympanic artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria tympanica inferior GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 557 Caption = Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. Caption2 = BranchFrom = ascending… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior tympanic artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria tympanica superior GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 561 Caption = The medial wall and part of the posterior and anterior walls of the right tympanic cavity, lateral view. (Artery not shown, but Tensor… …   Wikipedia

  • Promontory of the tympanic cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = promontorium tympani GraySubject = 230 GrayPage = 1042 Caption = View of the inner wall of the tympanum. (Promontory visible near center.) Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph =… …   Wikipedia

  • stylomastoid vein — noun a vein that drains the tympanic cavity and empties into the retromandibular vein • Syn: ↑vena stylomastoidea • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • vena — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑venous blood vessel • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary

  • venous blood vessel — noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood • Syn: ↑vein, ↑vena • Derivationally related forms: ↑venous (for: ↑vein) …   Useful english dictionary