Definition of Veins. Meaning of Veins. Synonyms of Veins

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Definition of Veins

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Atrabiliary 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, and mania. Atrabiliary arteries, capsules, and veins (Anat.), those pertaining to the kidney; -- called also renal arteries, capsules, and veins.
Vein
Vein Vein, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Veined; p. pr. & vb. n. Veining.] To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins. --Tennyson.
Vein
Vein 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 leaf. 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. --Sir I. Newton. 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. --Swift. 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 veins. --Bacon. Invoke the Muses, and improve my vein. --Waller.

Meaning of Veins from wikipedia

- heart, and veins return deoxygenated blood to the heart, in the deep veins. There are three sizes of veins: large, medium, and small. Smaller veins are called...
- brachiocephalic veins (previously called innominate veins) are major veins in the upper chest, formed by the union of the ipsilateral internal jugular vein and subclavian...
- are many exceptions. The vein or veins entering the leaf from the petiole are called primary or first-order veins. The veins branching from these are...
- Varicose veins, also known as varicoses, are a medical condition in which superficial veins become enlarged and twisted. These veins typically develop...
- 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, two...
- enlarged uterus can compress veins, causing higher vein pressure leading to dilated veins. Varicose veins that form during pregnancy may spontaneously improve...
- active at the time of vein formation. In extensionally deforming regimes, the veins occur roughly normal to the axis of extension. Veins are common features...
- The jugular veins are veins that take blood from the head back to the heart via the superior vena cava. The internal jugular vein descends next to the...
- brachial veins are venae comitantes of the brachial artery in the arm proper. Because they are deep to muscle, they are considered deep veins. Their course...
- arteries, and large veins; other arteries, smaller arterioles, capillaries that join with venules (small veins), and other veins. The circulatory system...