Jugular venous arch

Jugular venous arch

Infobox Vein
Latin = arcus venosus jugularis
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Caption = The veins of the neck, viewed from in front. (Jugular venous arch visible but not labeled.)

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Source = anterior jugular vein
DrainsTo = anterior jugular vein
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Just above the sternum the two anterior jugular veins communicate by a transverse trunk, the jugular venous arch (or venous jugular arch), which receive tributaries from the inferior thyroid veins; each also communicates with the internal jugular.

There are no valves in this vein.

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