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Definition 1: one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for vein in the sense of this definition

(vein is a kind of ...) a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

Definition 2: a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart - [noun denoting body]

Samples where vein or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood

Synonyms for vein in the sense of this definition

(vein is a kind of ...) a vessel in which blood circulates

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the 7th cervical vertebra and empties into the brachiocephalic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two communicating veins serving the brain

(... is a kind of vein ) a short vein formed by the supraorbital vein and the supratrochlear vein and continuing as the facial vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens into the vertebral vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that accompanies the appendicular artery and empties into the ileocolic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that receive blood from interlobular veins of kidney and rectal venules

(... is a kind of vein ) one of two veins serving the ear region

(... is a kind of vein ) a continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and abdominal walls; arises as a continuation of the right ascending lumbar vein and terminates in the superior vena cava

(... is a kind of vein ) a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of a number of veins draining the spongy substance of the vertebrae and emptying into the anterior internal vertebral venous plexus

(... is a kind of vein ) two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian veins

(... is a kind of vein ) veins serving the bronchi; empty into the azygos vein

(... is a kind of vein ) any of the major venous channels in primitive adult vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates

(... is a kind of vein ) terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids

(... is a kind of vein ) vein formed by the union of the retinal veins; accompanies central arteries of the retina in the optic nerve

(... is a kind of vein ) a single draining vein; on the right it empties into the inferior vena cava; on the left it empties into the left renal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a large vein of the arm that empties into the axillary vein

(... is a kind of vein ) the veins draining the cerebellum

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that accompanies an artery of the same name

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two veins serving the choroid coat of the eye

(... is a kind of vein ) small veins coming from the ciliary body

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several curved parallel veins accompanying arteries of the same name

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that serve the clitoris

(... is a kind of vein ) vein serving the large intestine

(... is a kind of vein ) vein formed by union of facial vein and the retromandibular vein and emptying into the jugular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins draining the conjunctiva

(... is a kind of vein ) one of several veins connecting intercostal veins with the lateral thoracic vein or the thoracoepigastric vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of a number of veins in the subcutaneous tissue that empty into deep veins

(... is a kind of vein ) vein that drains the gallbladder

(... is a kind of vein ) one of the veins serving the fingers or toes

(... is a kind of vein ) one of the veins serving the spongy part of the cranial bones

(... is a kind of vein ) vein that is a tributary of the subclavian vein or external jugular vein and accompanies the descending scapular artery

(... is a kind of vein ) one of several connecting veins in the scalp and head that drain blood from sinuses in the dura mater to veins outside the skull

(... is a kind of vein ) veins serving the anterior walls of the abdomen

(... is a kind of vein ) small veins from the esophagus emptying into the brachiocephalic vein or the azygos veins

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the ethmoidal sinuses and empty into the superior ophthalmic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of the veins that drain the external nose and empty into the angular or facial vein

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several veins draining the face

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that accompanies the femoral artery in the same sheath; a continuation of the popliteal vein; becomes the external iliac vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of several veins draining the stomach walls

(... is a kind of vein ) one of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain blood from structures around the knee; empty into the popliteal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins draining the gluteal muscles on either side of the body

(... is a kind of vein ) a continuation of the left ascending lumbar vein; crosses the midline at the 8th vertebra and empties into the azygos vein

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several veins draining the walls of the anal canal and rectum

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the liver; empties into the vena cava

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the end of the ileum and the appendix and the cecum and the lower part of the ascending colon

(... is a kind of vein ) one of three veins draining the pelvic area

(... is a kind of vein ) a branch of the internal iliac vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot

(... is a kind of vein ) several veins draining the intercostal spaces of the rib cage

(... is a kind of vein ) one of several veins accompanying spinal nerves

(... is a kind of vein ) veins in the neck that return blood from the head

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein draining the lips of the mouth

(... is a kind of vein ) veins draining the lips of the vulva

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the inner ear

(... is a kind of vein ) drains the lacrimal gland; empties into the superior ophthalmic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) one of two veins draining the larynx

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the posterior body wall and the lumbar vertebral venous plexuses

(... is a kind of vein ) posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus; joins the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins at accompany the meningeal arteries

(... is a kind of vein ) a tributary of the portal vein passing from the intestine between the two layers of mesentery

(... is a kind of vein ) dorsal and palmar veins of the hand

(... is a kind of vein ) dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the upper abdominal wall and the lower intercostal spaces and the abdomen

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein located in the anterior medial part of the orbit; connects the superior ophthalmic with the angular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein formed by the union of tributaries that drain the hip joints and thigh muscles; empties into the internal iliac vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the occipital region

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two veins that serve the eye; empties into the cavernous sinus

(... is a kind of vein ) one of the veins that drain the ovaries; the right opens into the inferior vena cava; the left opens into the left renal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the region of the palate and empties into the facial vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins draining the pancreas and emptying into the superior mesenteric and splenic veins

(... is a kind of vein ) small veins arising in skin around the navel; terminate as accessory portal veins

(... is a kind of vein ) parotid branches of the facial vein; they drain part of the parotid gland and empty into the retromandibular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the pectoral muscles and empty into the subclavian vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that accompany the perforating arteries; drain leg muscles; empty into the deep femoral vein

(... is a kind of vein ) several small veins from the pericardium

(... is a kind of vein ) accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of the popliteal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins from the pharyngeal plexus that empty into the internal jugular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two veins that drain the diaphragm

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein arising in the knee and ascending to become the femoral vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a short vein that carries blood into the liver

(... is a kind of vein ) arises near the apex of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus

(... is a kind of vein ) a tributary of the right gastric vein

(... is a kind of vein ) vein of the pudendum

(... is a kind of vein ) any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart

(... is a kind of vein ) superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm; combines with the ulnar veins to form the brachial vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that accompany renal arteries; open into the vena cava at the level of the 2nd lumbar vertebra

(... is a kind of vein ) vein of the sacral region

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot

(... is a kind of vein ) tributaries of the anterior ciliary veins that drain the sclera of the eye

(... is a kind of vein ) veins passing from the scrotum to the pudendal veins

(... is a kind of vein ) tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein; drains the sigmoid colon

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the spinal cord

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein formed by several small veins on the surface of the spleen; joins the superior mesenteric to form the portal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) drains the sternocleidomastoid muscle; empties into the internal jugular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that drains the tympanic cavity and empties into the retromandibular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a continuation of the axillary vein; joins the internal jugular to form the brachiocephalic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a tributary of the lingual vein

(... is a kind of vein ) drains the front of the scalp; unites with the supratrochlear vein to form the angular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) drains the front of the scalp; unites with the supraorbital vein to form the angular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several veins draining the temporal region

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein from the testicles

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein serving the thalamus and corpus striatum

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein arising from the region of the superficial epigastric vein and opening into the axillary vein or thoracic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the thoracic walls

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid area

(... is a kind of vein ) veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) several small veins from the trachea

(... is a kind of vein ) veins from the tympanic cavity that empty into the retromandibular vein

(... is a kind of vein ) any of several veins of the forearm

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein in the umbilical cord; returns nutrient blood from the placenta to the fetus

(... is a kind of vein ) one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs

(... is a kind of vein ) vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum

(... is a kind of vein ) vein of the cochlear canal

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein serving the penis

(... is a kind of vein ) vein of the vestibular bulb

(... is a kind of vein ) either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart

(... is a kind of vein ) veins of the eyelids

(... is a kind of vein ) interlobular veins of the liver

(... is a kind of vein ) veins of the kidney; drain the kidney into the renal vein

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery; empties into the brachiocephalic vein

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the vesical plexus and join the internal iliac veins

(... is a kind of vein ) veins that drain the saccule and utricle

(... is a kind of vein ) a vein formed by branches from the back surface of the eye and the ciliary body; empties into the ophthalmic veins

(... is a kind of vein ) a minute vein continuous with a capillary

(... is part of vein) the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body

Definition 3: a distinctive style or manner - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where vein or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he continued in this vein for several minutes

(vein is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

Definition 4: a layer of ore between layers of rock - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for vein in the sense of this definition

(vein is a kind of ...) (geology) the geological features of the earth

(... is a kind of vein ) an especially rich vein of precious ore

Definition 5: any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for vein in the sense of this definition

(vein is a kind of ...) a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem

(... is a kind of vein ) the vein in the center of a leaf

Definition 6: make a veinlike pattern - [verb of creation]

(vein is a kind of ...) color with a liquid dye or tint

"Stain this table a beautiful walnut color" "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"

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