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
- Venous thrombosis
in a vein, caused
by a thrombus
(blood clot). A common
form of venous thrombosis
is deep vein thrombosis
(DVT), when a...
- Chronic venous insufficiency
(CVI) is a medical condition
in which blood pools
in the veins, straining
of the vein. The most common cause
- 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...
more commonly during
from chronic venous
insufficiency. Underlying causes include
weak or damaged valves
in the veins...
- an embolus. Thrombosis
thrombosis) or in arteries
(arterial thrombosis). Venous thrombosis leads
of the affected...
- The jugular venous pressure
(JVP, sometimes referred
to as jugular venous
pulse) is the indirectly observed pressure
over the venous system
- Venous blood
is deoxygenated blood which travels
from the peripheral blood
the venous system
into the right atrium
of the heart. Deoxygenated...
- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
(CVST), cerebral venous
and sinus thrombosis
or cerebral venous thrombosis
(CVT), is the presence
of a blood
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