Definition of Veins. Meaning of Veins. Synonyms of Veins
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Definition of Veins
veinsAtrabiliary At`ra*bil"ia*ry, a.
1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid
formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys.
2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; -- from the
supposed predominance of black bile, to the influence of
which the ancients attributed hypochondria, melancholy,
Atrabiliary arteries, capsules, and veins (Anat.),
those pertaining to the kidney; -- called also renal
arteries, capsules, and veins. VeinVein Vein, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Veined; p. pr. & vb. n.
To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins.
--Tennyson. VeinVein Vein, n. [OE. veine, F. veine, L. vena.]
1. (Anat.) One of the vessels which carry blood, either
venous or arterial, to the heart. See Artery, 2.
2. (Bot.) One of the similar branches of the framework of a
3. (Zo["o]l.) One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of
insects. See Venation.
4. (Geol. or Mining) A narrow mass of rock intersecting other
rocks, and filling inclined or vertical fissures not
corresponding with the stratification; a lode; a dike; --
often limited, in the language of miners, to a mineral
vein or lode, that is, to a vein which contains useful
minerals or ores.
5. A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other
substance. ``Down to the veins of earth.' --Milton.
Let the glass of the prisms be free from veins.
6. A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood,
and in marble and other stones; variegation.
7. A train of association, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a
current; a course.
He can open a vein of true and noble thinking.
8. Peculiar temper or temperament; tendency or turn of mind;
a particular disposition or cast of genius; humor; strain;
quality; also, manner of speech or action; as, a rich vein
of humor; a satirical vein. --Shak.
Certain discoursing wits which are of the same
Invoke the Muses, and improve my vein. --Waller.
Meaning of Veins from wikipedia
are blood vessels
that carry blood towards
the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenated blood
from the tissues
back to the heart; exceptions
- cir****flex humeral veins
feed into it, just before
the brachial veins
to form the axillary vein
with other superficial veins
in the forearm...
- Varicose veins
, also known
as varicoses, are a medical condition
in which superficial veins become enlarged
and twisted. These veins typically
- are many exceptions. The vein
or veins entering
the leaf from the petiole
are called primary
or first-order veins
. The veins branching
- pulmonary veins
are the veins
that transfer oxygenated blood
from the lungs
to the heart. The largest pulmonary veins
are the four main pulmonary veins
- brachial veins
are venae comitantes
of the brachial artery
in the arm proper. Because
they are deep to muscle, they are considered
(or innominate veins
) are major veins
in the upper
by the union
of each corresponding internal jugular vein
and subclavian vein
- jugular veins
that take deoxygenated blood
from the head back to the heart
via the superior
vena cava. There
are two sets of jugular veins
- dorsal veins
of the **** comprise
the superficial dorsal vein
of the **** and the deep dorsal vein
of the ****. The superficial dorsal vein
- The portal vein
is usually formed
by the confluence
of the superior
mesenteric, splenic veins
mesenteric, left, right gastric veins
and the pancreatic...
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