Definitions for venousˈvi nəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venous(adj)

    of or contained in or performing the function of the veins

    "venous inflammation"; "venous blood as contrasted with arterial blood"; "venous circulation"

Wiktionary

  1. venous(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to veins.

    Her venous circulation was poor, leading to varicose veins.

  2. venous(Adjective)

    Possessing veins.

    It was a sample of venous tissue.

  3. venous(Adjective)

    Having numerous veins.

    The tree has highly serrated and venous leaves.

  4. Origin: Variant of venose, from venosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venous(adj)

    of or pertaining to a vein or veins; as, the venous circulation of the blood

  2. Venous(adj)

    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. Venous(adj)

    marked with veins; veined; as, a venous leaf

  4. Origin: [L. venosus, from vena a vein. See Vein.]


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