venula


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Related to venula: venule, arteriola, venular
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Noun1.venula - a minute vein continuous with a capillaryvenula - 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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In the early stages, the subintimal part of the central and sublobular venula thickens due to edema.
Se observa con mayor aumento la venula, de paredes delgadas, endotelio normal (punta de flecha) y membrana basal conservada (flecha negra).