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ven·ule

 (vĕn′yo͞ol, vēn′-)
n.
A small vein, especially one joining capillaries to larger veins.

[Latin vēnula, diminutive of vēna, vein.]

ven′u·lar (-yə-lər) adj.
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venule

(ˈvɛnjuːl)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy any of the small branches of a vein that receives oxygen-depleted blood from the capillaries and returns it to the heart via the venous system
2. (Zoology) any of the branches of a vein in an insect's wing
[C19: from Latin vēnula diminutive of vēna vein]
venular, venulous adj
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ven•ule

(ˈvɛn yul)

n.
1. a small vein.
2. one of the branches of a vein in the wing of an insect.
[1840–50; < Latin vēnula. See vein, -ule]
ven′u•lar (-yə lər) ven′u•lose` (-ˌloʊs) ven′u•lous (-ləs) adj.
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venule

A small vein.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venule - a minute vein continuous with a capillaryvenule - a minute vein continuous with a capillary
episcleral veins, venae episclerales - small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins
stellate venule - a star-shaped group of venules in the renal cortex
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Translations

ven·ule

n. vénula, vena diminuta que conecta los vasos capilares con venas mayores.
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venule

n vénula
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