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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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Our patients are primarily those with advanced venous disease, and they almost always present with large, incompetent perforating veins that unquestionably must be addressed in the course of treatment.
In order to provide total vein care for venous insufficiency, I think it's vital to address perforating veins as well as the saphenous vein, because almost all of the leg ulcers and post-treatment recurrences we see are associated with diseased perforators," said Thomas Pester, MD.
Often it will extend several centimeters up the posterior thigh to terminate in a perforating vein (PV).