anterior jugular vein
anterior jugular vein n.
A vein that arises below the chin from the veins draining the chin and lower lip, passes down the front of the neck superficially, and terminates in the external jugular vein at the lateral border of the anterior scalene muscle.
The vein from the anterior pair of fins (subclavian) usually unites with the anterior jugular vein.
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- Anterior interosseous nerve
anterior interosseous nerve anterior interosseous nerve n. A branch of the median nerve supplying the long flexor muscle of the thumb, part of the deep flexor muscle of the fingers and the quadrate pronator muscles.
of or relating to a substance capable of destroying or eliminating parasitic worms, especially human intestinal helminths. any such substance. Historical Examples They also attribute to it diuretic, emmenagogue and anthelmintic properties. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines T. H. Pardo de Tavera The anthelmintic action of this remedy was also unknown to him. Parasites […]
an ornament of floral forms in a flat radiating cluster, as in architectural decoration, vase painting, etc. noun (pl) -mia (-mɪə) a floral design, used esp in ancient Greek and Roman architecture and decoration, usually consisting of honeysuckle, lotus, or palmette leaf motifs
an ornament of floral forms in a flat radiating cluster, as in architectural decoration, vase painting, etc. Historical Examples In following this view of the history of the Ionic capital we have practically traversed that of the anthemion. Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon The Egyptian anthemion, derived from plants emerging from the water, has […]