What does venous mean?

Definitions for venous
ˈvi nəsve·nous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venousadjective

    of or contained in or performing the function of the veins

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


  1. venousadjective

    Of or pertaining to veins.

    Her venous circulation was poor, leading to varicose veins.

    Etymology: Variant of venose, from venosus.

  2. venousadjective

    Possessing veins.

    It was a sample of venous tissue.

    Etymology: Variant of venose, from venosus.

  3. venousadjective

    Having numerous veins.

    The tree has highly serrated and venous leaves.

    Etymology: Variant of venose, from venosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venousadjective

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

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

  2. Venousadjective

    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

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

  3. Venousadjective

    marked with veins; veined; as, a venous leaf

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of venous in a Sentence

  1. Milton Waner:

    These are genetic abnormalities, and we’ve identified some of the genes associated with venous malformation but not all of them, it’s clearly a genetic abnormality, but the abnormal gene was not throughout his entire body— only in a certain region of the face.

  2. Linus Chuang:

    There were a lot of issues related to this very large tumor in the abdomen. She can't eat, she can't walk, and there are problems related to potential complications with this large mass compressing the venous system, she was at very high risk of developing blood clots because of compression of the blood flow.

  3. Milton Waner:

    It’s relentless, at some stage, one or more of these vessels will rupture. Usually it’s associated with minor trauma or it can be spontaneous, and this will lead to a huge, massive hemorrhage and these hemorrhages can be fatal. In addition to this problem, Zoubir’s venous malformation was encroaching on his airway so at some point it would affect his ability to breathe.

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