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Zygomaticotemporal Vein (Right)
Cardiovascular System

Zygomaticotemporal Vein (Right)

Vena zygomaticotemporalis

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Quick Facts

Origin: Anterior temporal region above the zygomatic arch.

Course: Runs posteriorly across the temple to join with the middle temporal vein.

Tributaries: None.

Drainage: Temporal region above the zygomatic arch.

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Origin

The zygomaticotemporal vein originates in the anterior temporal region above the zygomatic arch.

Course

The zygomaticotemporal vein passes posteriorly to join with the middle temporal vein.

Tributaries

There are no named tributaries.

Structures Drained

The zygomaticotemporal vein receives drainage mainly from the temporal area above the zygomatic arch.

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