venous thromboembolism—a condition that leads to blood clots—can be prevented fairly easily.
Now, the venous system routing blood around the scarred parts of my liver is more complex, more liable to rupture.
I had triple the normal rate of venous thromboembolism—a blood clot forming disorder—and an elevated risk for male breast cancer.
After birth all the venous blood entering the liver passes through the portal vein.
Experimentally the eyeball can be made to burst by tying all the venous outlets from it.
In other cases the lochia continues too long, or in too great quantity, owing to the deficiency of venous absorption.
The liver and the lungs, therefore, are the great purifiers of the venous blood.
Phleb′olite, a calcareous concretion found in a vein; Phlebol′ogy, science of the veins; Phleb′orrhage, venous hemorrhage.
And the first of these is the proportion of arterial to venous blood in the capillaries.
The color is intermediary, as both arterial and venous capillaries contribute to it.
venous ve·nous (vē'nəs)
Of, relating to, or contained in the veins.
venous adjective (vē'nəs)