Descriptions of Vein
Vein: a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; all veins except the pulmonary carry unaerated blood
Source: WordNet 2.1
Vein : vessel carrying blood towards the heart.
Vein : The vessels carrying blood toward the heart.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)
Article Excerpts about Vein
Veins carry deoxygenated blood to the lungs to pick up more oxygen, and then back to the heart once again.
Summary Information: Vein
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart.
Vein: A blood vessel that carries
blood toward the heart. (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)
; see list below.
vena cava inferior, vena cava superior
Organ types: Circulatory system (151), Blood vessels (57)
Related organs: artery (22), heart (55), blood vessels (57)
Organs: list of all organs
Vein: Related Topics
Diseases List for Vein:
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Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow
Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Wrist
Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles
Upper Fibers of the Pectoralis Major
upper leg ... see Thigh
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