jugular

Definitions:

  • Of, relating to, or located in the region of the neck or throat.
  • A jugular vein.
  • The most vital part.
  • In <em>anatomy</em>, pertaining to the throat in general.
  • In <em>ichthyology</em>: Having the ventral fins situated at the throat, in advance of the pectorals: as, a <em>jugular</em> fish. Cf.
  • Situated in advance of the pectorals: as, <em>jugular</em> fins.
  • In <em>ornithology</em>, pertaining to the jugulum.
  • In <em>entomology</em>, one of the large corneous plates covering the maxillæ in certain <em>Coleoptera.</em>
  • In <em>ichthyology</em>, one of the anterior cardinal veins, which bring back blood from the head and anterior extremities. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="vena%20jugularis">vena jugularis</internalXref>.
  • In <em>anatomy</em>, <em>a</em> jugular vein.
  • In <em>ichthyology</em>, a jugular fish.
  • None
  • Of or pertaining to the throat or neck.
  • Of or pertaining to the jugular vein.
  • Having the ventral fins beneath the throat; -- said of certain fishes.
  • One of the large veins which return the blood from the head to the heart through two chief trunks, an external and an internal, on each side of the neck; -- called also the <altname>jugular vein</altname>.
  • Any fish which has the ventral fins situated forward of the pectoral fins, or beneath the throat; one of a division of fishes (Jugulares).
  • Relating to, or located near, the <xref>neck</xref> or <xref>throat</xref>.
  • Of or pertaining to fish with <xref>ventral</xref> <xref>fins</xref> attached under the throat.
  • Relating to <xref>juggling</xref>.
  • <xref>Vein</xref> through the <xref>neck</xref> (or <xref>thorax</xref>) that returns <xref>blood</xref> from the <xref>head</xref> back towards the <xref>heart</xref>. Properly this is called the <xref>jugular vein</xref>.
  • By extension, any <xref>critical</xref> <xref>vulnerability</xref>.
  • a vital part that is vulnerable to attack
  • relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat
  • veins in the neck that return blood from the head
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