Jugular

Ju"gu*lar

, n. [Cf. F. jugulaire. See Jugular, a.]
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1. (Anat.) 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 jugular vein.
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2. (Zol.) Any fish which has the ventral fins situated forward of the pectoral fins, or beneath the throat; one of a division of fishes (Jugulares).
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