vein

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an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a temporary state of mind or feeling

a distinctive way of expressing oneself

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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a distinctive style or manner

any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

a layer of ore between layers of rock

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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make a veinlike pattern

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A related condition, called amaurosis fugax, causes an intermittent blurring of vision for hours to days before a full-blown attack of central retinal artery occlusion.
For each standard deviation increase in central retinal artery equivalent, the 10-year risk for OAG increased by 77%.
Ocular stroke", as this eye condition is often known, is commonly caused by embolism of the central retinal artery.
The central retinal artery penetrates the optic nerve 12mm posterior to the cribriform plate.
Flow abnormalities within the vessel are seen when the stenosis reaches 70%, and it has been demonstrated that a 90% carotid stenosis reduces the ipsilateral central retinal artery perfusion pressure by about 50%.
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