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Anatomy Term: external jugular vein
XAO ID: 0000379
Synonyms: external jugular
Definition: "One of the bilateral pairs of vessels clearly seen on the ventral surface of the head, running between the heart and the tip of the jaw, and draining the filter apparatus. This vein is more developed by NF stage 45, when it crosses the head dorsolaterally to drain into the Duct of Cuvier and pronephric sinus."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
venous endothelium NF stage 31 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): venous endothelium


Parent(s): vein (is_a) head vasculature (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service