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Venturesomely
venturesomeness
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Venturi tube
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Venue, Ben
venula
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venule definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a minute vein continuous with a capillary [syn: venule, venula, capillary vein]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin venula, diminutive of vena vein Date: circa 1850 a small vein; especially any of the minute veins connecting the capillaries with the larger systemic veins

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Anat. a small vein adjoining the capillaries. Etymology: L venula dimin. of vena vein

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Venule Ven"ule, n. [L. venula, dim. from vena vein.] A small vein; a veinlet; specifically (Zo["o]l.), one of the small branches of the veins of the wings in insects.



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