Definition of Venous. Meaning of Venous. Synonyms of Venous
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Definition of Venous
VenousVenous Ven"ous, a. [L. venosus, from vena a vein. See Vein.]
1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a vein or veins; as, the
venous circulation of the blood.
2. Contained in the veins, or having the same qualities as if
contained in the veins, that is, having a dark bluish
color and containing an insufficient amount of oxygen so
as no longer to be fit for oxygenating the tissues; --
said of the blood, and opposed to arterial.
3. Marked with veins; veined; as, a venous leaf.
Venous leaf (Bot.), a leaf having vessels branching, or
variously divided, over its surface.
Venous hum (Med.), a humming sound, or bruit, heard during
auscultation of the veins of the neck in an[ae]mia.
Venous pulse (Physiol.), the pulse, or rhythmic
contraction, sometimes seen in a vein, as in the neck,
when there is an obstruction to the passage of blood from
the auricles to the ventricles, or when there is an
abnormal rigidity in the walls of the greater vessels.
There is normally no pulse in a vein.
Meaning of Venous from wikipedia
for a prolonged period
of time can cause
low venous return
from venous pooling
(vascular) shock. Fainting
- A venous thrombus
is a blood
clot (thrombus) that forms within
a vein. Thrombosis
is a term for a blood
clot occurring inside
vessel. A common...
- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST) is the presence
of a blood
clot in the dural venous
sinuses, which drain blood
from the brain. Symptoms
- The jugular venous pressure
(JVP, sometimes referred
to as jugular venous
pulse) is the indirectly observed pressure
over the venous system
- Venous ulcers
that are thought
due to improper functioning
of the legs (hence leg ulcers). They are the major...
- A central venous catheter
(CVC), also known
as a central
line, central venous
line, or central venous access
catheter, is a catheter placed
into a large...
- an embolus. Thrombosis
thrombosis) or in arteries
(arterial thrombosis). Venous thrombosis leads
of the affected...
- post-thrombotic syndrome. Together, DVT and pulmonary embolism
as venous thromboembolism
(VTE). Risk factors include recent
- Chronic venous insufficiency
(CVI) is a medical condition
in which blood pools
in the veins, straining
of the vein. The most common cause
in pregnancy. Occasionally
from chronic venous
insufficiency. The underlying mechanism involves
weak or damaged
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