The Macroanatomic Study on Terminal Branches of the External Jugular Vein in Akkaraman Sheep

Nur İ. H.

Turkish Journal Of Veterinary Sciences, vol.20, pp.79-87, 1996 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal Of Veterinary Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-87
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Ten heads of Akkaraman sheep of different sex were used. Latex was injected through the external jugular vein for investigation purposes. The following was determined: Ventral cerebral vein arises from the external jugular vein and it anastomosed with the emissary vein of the jugular foramen.

The dorsal cerebral vein entered the temporal meatus and originated from the superficial temporal vein.

The linguofacial vein arose from the external jugular vein.

The lingual vein takes its originated from the linguofacial vein

the Pterygoid plexus consisted of several anastomotic veins located between the pterygoid muscles the venous drainage of the nasal mucosa is mainly via the sphenopalatine vein.