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Superior thalamostriate vein

superior thalamostriate vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A long vein passing forward in the groove between the thalamus and... Read More

Mayos vein

Mayo's vein --> prepyloric vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A tributary of the right gastric vein that passes anterior to... Read More

Portal vein

portal vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A large vein that carries blood from the stomach and intestines to the... Read More

Renal vein

renal vein (Science: anatomy, vein) The short thick veins which return blood from the kidneys to the vena... Read More

Vein

vein 1. Blood vessel that returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart, walls thinner and less elastic than those of... Read More

Venule

Definition noun, plural: venules (anatomy) A small vein, the smallest of the venous blood vessel that connects the... Read More

Sinus venosus

Definition noun In embryo, the cavity caudad of cardiac tube where the veins from the intra- and extraembryonic circulatory... Read More

Lymphatic duct

Definition noun, plural: lymph ducts A lymphatic vessel that carries lymph and drain it into the subclavian... Read More

Venous angle

venous angle The junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins, toward which converge the external and the anterior... Read More

Venotomy

venotomy --> phlebotomy (Science: procedure, surgery) To puncture a vein for the purpose of withdrawing blood. Origin: Gr.... Read More

Pulmonary venule

Definition noun, plural: pulmonary venules The venule surrounding the alveolus of the lung and carries oxygen-rich... Read More

Systemic venule

Definition noun, plural: systemic venules The venule that connects the capillary bed to the systemic vein to return the... Read More

Phlebotomy

phlebotomy (Science: procedure, surgery) To puncture a vein for the purpose of withdrawing blood. Origin: Gr. Phlebos =... Read More

Rake

rake 1. An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, used for collecting... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Termino-terminal anastomosis

termino-terminal anastomosis An operation by which the central end of an artery is connected with the peripheral end of the... Read More

Portal caval system

Definition noun A type of anastomoses which occurs between the veins of portal circulation and veins of systemic... Read More

Portal-systemic anastomoses

Definition noun A type of anastomoses which occurs between the veins of portal circulation and veins of systemic... Read More

Phlebogram

phlebogram (Science: physiology) A tracing (with the sphygmograph) of the movements of a vein, or of the venous... Read More

Portacaval anastomoses

Definition noun A type of anastomoses which occurs between the veins of portal circulation and veins of systemic... Read More

Atrioventricular sulcus

Definition noun (anatomy) A sulcus or a groove on the outer surface of the heart marking the division between the atria and... Read More

Tunnels

tunnel 1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests. 2. To catch... Read More

Vasa sanguinea retinae

vasa sanguinea retinae --> retinal blood vessels The blood vasculature of the retina, including the branches and tributaries... Read More

Prickles

prickle (Science: plant biology) A hard, pointed outgrowth from the surface of a plant, involving several layers of cells... Read More

Ct scan

Ct scan --> computed tomography (Science: investigation, procedure, radiology) a special radiographic technique that uses... Read More

Venous stars

venous star A small, red nodule formed by a dilated vein in the skin; caused by increased venous... Read More

Parenteral

Definition adjective Relating to or describing the method or route of administration not through the gastrointestinal tract... Read More

Squat

squat (Science: zoology) The angel fish (Squatina angelus). 1. The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Phlebostenosis

phlebostenosis Narrowing of the lumen of a vein from any cause. Origin: phlebo-- G. Stenosis, a... Read More

Dropper

Dropper 1. One who, or that which, drops. Specif., a fly that drops from the leaden above the bob or end fly. 2. A dropping... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Arteriovenous shunt

Definition noun A passageway between an artery and vein, which may be congenital, surgically joined (as in for hemodialysis... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Monocotyledon

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Monocot

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Dicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Medicinal plant

Definition noun Any plant whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or plant part is used for therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or... Read More

Canaliculus

Definition noun, plural: canaliculi (anatomy) Any of many small canals or ducts in the body, such as in the bone, or in some... Read More

Pineal gland

Definition noun, plural: pineal glands A small endocrine gland shaped like a pinecone, located in the epithalamus, and... Read More