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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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The perforating veins contain valves which normally only permit flow from the superficial to the deep system.
Blood can also flow from the superficial to deep veins via communicating or perforating veins that pierce the fascia at the level of the ankle, calf or thigh.
A careful search for significant incompetent perforating veins (IPVs) into the GSV should be made.
Surgery to directly ligate incompetent perforating veins has not had satisfactory results, in part because the surgery itself creates a wound.
5] The ultrasonic marker of recurrent lower limb varicose veins was the re-emergence of dilated saphenous and perforating veins as well as valve apparatus failure in the operated leg.