vein

an especially rich rock deposit of an ore bearing a valuable metal or mineral; usually thinner and smaller than a lode

vein

(1) Blood vessel that returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart; walls thinner and less elastic than those of artery. (2) In leaves, thickened portion of leaf containing vascular bundle; the pattern, venation, is characteristic for each species.

Vein

A vascular bundle forming the framework of fibrous tissue in a leaf, a blood vessel conducting blood towards the heart in any animal; also, more heavily sclerotised portions of wings of insects, which are remains of lacunae.

vein

a mineral-filled fracture in rock.
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vein

[n] - one of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ 2. [n] - a layer of ore between layers of rock 3. [n] - a distinctive style or manner 4. [n] - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart 5. [n] - one of ...
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Vein

Vertical or nearly vertical fissure or fault in rock filled with mineral.
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Vein

A vein is a blood vessel in which blood flows towards the heart from part of the rest of the body.
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Vein

Type of blood vessel that carries blood back towards the heart from the rest of the body. The vessel walls of veins contain valves which ensure that the blood flows in one direction only â€` towards the heart.
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vein

a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart.
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Vein

A blood vessel that carries blood towards the heart. All veins, except the pulmonary vein contain deoxygenated blood. See also: Blood.
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Vein

Unlike coal which is found in horizontal seams, metal minerals such as for Lead (Pb) and Copper (Cu) ore are found in long, vertical deposits known as veins. They may be short or up to several miles in length. At the surface they may be only a few feet wide. In further contrast to coal the thickness of a vein may vary substantially from centimetre...
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Vein

Unlike coal which is usually found in horizontal seams, minerals such as lead and copper ore are found in long vertical deposits known as veins. They may only be one or two hundred metres long or up to several miles in length. At the surface they may only be a few feet wide.
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Vein

A blood vessel that carries blood towards the heart
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Vein

a blood vessel that carries blood toward the heart
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Vein

Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from the rest of the body back to the heart.
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Vein

A blood vessel carrying blood back from the tissues/lungs to the heart.
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Vein

a blood vessel that returns blood to the heart from the body tissues
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Vein

A vessel carrying oxygen depleted blood to the heart.
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Vein

Vein: A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system which returns blood to the heart. By contrast, an artery is a vessel that carries blood high in oxyge...
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Vein

Vein noun [ Middle English veine , French veine , Latin vena .] 1. (Anat.) One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. See Artery , 2. 2. (Botany) One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf. ...
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Vein

Vein transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Veined ; present participle & verbal noun Veining .] To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins. Tennyson.
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vein

1. Blood vessel that returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart, walls thinner and less elastic than those of artery. ... 2. In leaves, thickened portion of leaf containing vascular bundle, the pattern, venation, is characteristic for each species. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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vein

vena noun 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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vein

(vān) a vessel through which blood passes from various organs or parts back to the heart, in the systemic circulation carrying blood that has given up most of its oxygen. Veins, like arteries, have three coats, an inner coat (tunica intima), middle coat (tunica media), and outer coat (tunica externa); however, in v...
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