Venous meaning

vēnəs
Of or relating to the veins in the body.

Venous circulation.

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Of, relating to, or being the blood in the veins or pulmonary arteries that is usually dark red as a result of low oxygen content.
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Having numerous veins, as a leaf or the wings of an insect.
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(physiol.) Designating blood being carried in the veins back to the heart and lungs: venous blood has given up oxygen and taken up carbon dioxide, and in vertebrates is characterized by a dark-red color.
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Of or relating to the veins in the body.

Venous circulation.

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Of, relating to, or being the blood in the veins or pulmonary arteries that is usually dark red as a result of low oxygen content.
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Having numerous veins, as a leaf or the wings of an insect.
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Of or pertaining to veins.

Her venous circulation was poor, leading to varicose veins.

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Possessing veins.

It was a sample of venous tissue.

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Having numerous veins.

The tree has highly serrated and venous leaves.

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Origin of venous

  • From Latin vēnōsus from vēna vein

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Variant of venose, from Latin venosus.

    From Wiktionary