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Arterial vs. Venous

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Arterialadjective

Of or relating to an artery.

Venousadjective

Of or pertaining to veins.

‘Her venous circulation was poor, leading to varicose veins.’;

Arterialadjective

Major, important.

Venousadjective

Possessing veins.

‘It was a sample of venous tissue.’;

Arterialnoun

A through road.

‘Arterial ends here.’;

Venousadjective

Having numerous veins.

‘The tree has highly serrated and venous leaves.’;

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Arterialadjective

Of or pertaining to an artery, or the arteries; as, arterial action; the arterial system.

Venousadjective

Of or pertaining to a vein or veins; as, the venous circulation of the blood.

Arterialadjective

Of or pertaining to a main channel (resembling an artery), as a river, canal, or railroad.

Venousadjective

Contained in the veins, or having the same qualities as if contained in the veins, that is, having a dark bluish color and containing an insufficient amount of oxygen so as no longer to be fit for oxygenating the tissues; - said of the blood, and opposed to arterial.

Arterialadjective

of or involving or contained in the arteries;

‘arterial disease’; ‘the arterial system’; ‘arterial blood’;

Venousadjective

Marked with veins; veined; as, a venous leaf.

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Venousadjective

of or contained in or performing the function of the veins;

‘venous inflammation’; ‘venous blood as contrasted with arterial blood’; ‘venous circulation’;

Venousadjective

relating to a vein or the veins.

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