What does venous mean?

Definitions for venousˈvi nəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word venous.

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"


  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.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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. 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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