Definition of ven
1. vein [ n ] a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; all veins except the pulmonary carry unaerated bloodUsed in print:
(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)
Our own studies in which bronchial_artery pulmonary_artery anastomoses were demonstrated , were accomplished by injecting the bronchial_artery first with no pressure on the pulmonary_artery or vein , and then by injecting the pulmonary_artery and vein afterwards .
(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Microscopically , there was hyperemia of the central veins , and there was some atrophy of adjacent parenchyma .
(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
He told Argiento to take a bird out of the cage , cut a large vein under its wing , let the blood gush into Michelangelo 's injured eye .
The surgeon came_back at dusk , cut the vein of a second pigeon , again washed out the eye .Synonyms vein venous_blood_vessel vena Related Terms blood_vessel pulmonary_vein accessory_hemiazygos_vein anastomotic_vein accessory_cephalic_vein azygos_vein accompanying_vein arcuate_vein_of_the_kidney auricular_vein axillary_vein basal_vein angular_vein ciliary_veins circumflex_vein brachial_vein appendicular_vein bronchial_vein cardinal_vein central_veins_of_liver central_vein_of_retina central_vein_of_suprarenal_gland cephalic_vein cerebellar_vein cerebral_vein cervical_vein choroid_vein basilic_vein jugular_vein labial_vein clitoral_vein common_facial_vein conjunctival_veins brachiocephalic_vein cutaneous_vein cystic_vein digital_vein diploic_vein dorsal_scapular_vein emissary_vein epigastric_vein esophageal_veins ethmoidal_vein external_nasal_vein facial_vein femoral_vein gastric_vein gastroomental_vein genicular_vein gluteal_vein hemizygos_vein hemorrhoidal_vein hepatic_vein ileocolic_vein iliac_vein iliolumbar_vein intercapitular_vein intercostal_vein intervertebral_vein labial_vein labyrinthine_vein colic_vein basivertebral_vein lacrimal_vein laryngeal_vein lingual_vein lumbar_vein costoaxillary_vein meningeal_veins mesenteric_vein metacarpal_vein metatarsal_vein musculophrenic_vein nasofrontal_vein oblique_vein_of_the_left_atrium obturator_vein occipital_vein ophthalmic_vein ovarian_vein palatine_vein pancreatic_vein paraumbilical_vein parotid_vein pectoral_vein perforating_vein pericardial_vein peroneal_vein pharyngeal_vein phrenic_vein popliteal_vein portal_vein posterior_vein_of_the_left_ventricle prepyloric_vein pudendal_vein anterior_vertebral_vein radial_vein renal_vein sacral_vein saphenous_vein scleral_veins scrotal_vein sigmoid_vein spinal_vein splenic_vein sternocleidomastoid_vein stylomastoid_vein subclavian_vein sublingual_vein supraorbital_vein supratrochlear_vein temporal_vein testicular_vein thalamostriate_vein thoracic_vein thyroid_vein tibial_vein tracheal_vein tympanic_vein ulnar_vein umbilical_vein uterine_vein accessory_vertebral_vein varicose_vein vena_bulbi_penis vena_canaliculi_cochleae vein_of_penis vena_bulbi_vestibuli vena_cava venae_palpebrales venae_interlobulares_hepatis venae_renis vertebral_vein vesical_vein vestibular_vein vortex_vein venule maxillary_vein thoracoepigastric_vein circulatory_system
2. vein [ n ] a distinctive style or manner
Examples: "he continued in this vein for several minutes"
(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
In a brighter nautical vein is Ile_de_France blue .
(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
Helmut_Roloff , playing with a group of musicians from the Bayreuth_Ensemble , gives a sturdy reading , in much the same vein as that of the last_mentioned pianists .
(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
Continuing glibly in this vein , he paused to comfort her :Synonyms vein Related Terms expressive_style
3. vein [ v ] make a veinlike patternUsed in print:
(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
He felt the sweetness of pity flood through him , veining his very flesh .Synonyms vein Related Terms stain spot
4. vein [ n ] one of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organSynonyms nervure vein Related Terms vascular_bundle rib midrib
5. vein [ n ] a layer of ore between layers of rockSynonyms mineral_vein vein Related Terms geological_formation bonanza
6. vein [ n ] one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insectSynonyms nervure vein Related Terms rib
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