|1.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) veins in the neck that return blood from the head|
|Related terms:||vein anterior_jugular_vein internal_jugular_vein external_jugular_vein neck|
|2.||[ adjective ] relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat|
|3.||[ noun ] a vital part that is vulnerable to attack|
"he always goes for the jugular"