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From Latin vēnōsus from vēna vein
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Variant of venose, from Latin venosus.
A central venous pressure line may help monitor fluid replacement.
The chief varieties of haemorrhage are arterial, venous and capillary.
The heart has a pair of venous ostia, often blending into one, and an anterior arterial aorta.
An arrangement of great functional importance in regard to the venous system must now be described, which was shown in 1883 by Lankester to be common to Limulus and Scorpio.
The drug is largely employed in cases of Bright's disease and dropsy from any cause, being especially useful when the liver shares in the general venous congestion.
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