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Suprahyoid Vein (Left)
Cardiovascular System

Suprahyoid Vein (Left)

Vena suprahyoideus

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Quick Facts

Origin: Suprahyoid muscles.

Course: Runs along the superior border of the hyoid bone to reach the lingual vein.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Suprahyoid muscles.

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Origin

The suprahyoid vein originates in the parenchyma of the suprahyoid muscles.

Course

The suprahyoid vein accompanies its corresponding suprahyoid artery along the superior border of the hyoid bone. It drains into the lingual vein.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The suprahyoid vein drains venous blood from the suprahyoid muscles.

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