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ve·na·tion

 (vē-nā′shən, vĕ-)
n.
1. Distribution or arrangement of a system of veins, as in a leaf blade or the wing of an insect.
2. The veins of such a system considered as a group.

ve·na′tion·al adj.

venation

(viːˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Biology) the arrangement of the veins in a leaf or in the wing of an insect
2. (Biology) such veins collectively
Also called: nervation, nervature, nervuration or neuration
veˈnational adj

ve•na•tion

(viˈneɪ ʃən, və-)

n.
1. the arrangement of veins, as in a leaf or in the wing of an insect.
2. these veins collectively.
[1640–50; < Latin vēn(a) vein + -ation]
ve•na′tion•al, adj.

ve·na·tion

(vē-nā′shən)
1. The distribution or arrangement of a system of veins, as in a leaf blade.
2. The veins of such a system considered as a group.

venation

Archaic. the sport or occupation of hunting. — venatic, venatical, venational, adj.
See also: Hunting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venation - (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leafvenation - (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
arrangement - an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement"
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
2.venation - (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animalvenation - (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
cardiovascular system, circulatory system - the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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The adult has stripes and brown spots on the abdomen and membranous wings, and brown wing venation (Burckhardt et al.
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Sarracenia flava , the yellow pitcher, has chartreuse flowers and pitchers, though often with marked venation and natural variation.
The cabbage head is comprised of a series of modified leaves tightly wrapped around a central bud and surrounded by stiff outer leaves in beautiful hues of blue, grey, and green with various degrees of bloom and prominent venation.
30 teeth per side in the proximal leaves, and 7-12 teeth per side in the distal leaves, teeth in two size classes, the short ones interspersed with the long ones, obtuse, apex acute to shortly acuminate and often ending in a callose tooth, adaxial surface dark green, glabrous, abaxial surface green suffused with purple, glabrous, venation brochidodromous, prominent on the abaxial surface, (7-)9-11(-14) pairs of secondary veins in the proximal leaves and 5-10 pairs in the distal leaves, irregularly interspaced, higher order venation conspicuous, reticulate, submarginal vein present but interrupted.
striated grey and creamy, as well as relatively large (18 cm x 3 cm), shiny leathery leaves with longitudinal venation and tiny hooks on the ends.
Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) with a venation type in the fore wings which resembles that in Braconidae.
Floral bracts elliptic to elliptic-ovate, entire, purplishred, essentially glabrous, obtuse to rounded apically, free; outer bracts 35-40 x 40-45 mm, with 5-7 mm long, 2-3 mm wide apex; inner bracts 20-25 x 15-25 mm with 2 mm long, 1 mm wide apex, with prominent venation.
The dragonfly Neurothemis terminata terminata (Ris, 1911) belongs to Family Libellulidae classified based on the wing venation of its forewings and hind wings.