venous blood vessel


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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 lung the fat collects in the minute blood vessels and produces venous congestion and oedema, and sometimes pneumonia.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles