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jugular inlet
The depression at the base of the neck where the jugular vein passes medial to the first rib.

Examination of the inlet is valuable because it is possible to determine the activity and efficiency of the right atrium and the patency (exposure) of the jugular vein by observing the movements of the vein's wall.

This entry is located in the following unit: junct-, jug-, join- (page 5)