Say True or False: The facial vein is a branch of the external carotid vein. It returns...

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The facial vein is a branch of the external carotid vein. It returns deoxygenated blood from the pharynx back to the heart.

Facial Vein

The facial vein drains from the angular vein and drains structures of the face. It drains either directly to the internal jugular vein or joins with the anterior branch of the retromandibular vein to form the common facial vein which then drains to the internal jugular vein.

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