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Synonyms for 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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There are also more hormones circulating, which relaxes the vein walls, and the growing womb puts pressure on pelvic veins which can become varicose.
For your best chance of permanently pretty legs, look for a surgeon who specialises in veins, not somebody who mainly does artery ops like bypasses and only does vein removal as a side-line.
CASE REPORT: During routine dissection in a 50 year old male cadaver, an anomalous venous communication between external jugular vein and internal jugular vein on the right side is observed.
In many people, women in particular, these valves stop working as well as they should, putting additional pressure on the wall of the vein.
In these procedures, performed in the doctor's office under local anesthetic, the doctor inserts a catheter through a small incision and uses lasers or radiofrequency to deliver heat and collapse the vein.
At the Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute, laser vein removal is performed under local anesthesia and typically takes less than an hour.
When valves start operating ineffectively, the result can be reflux, increased pressure in the vein and eventually enlargement of the vein, Dr.
The standard anatomical description of the veins of the face is of superficial temporal vein uniting with maxillary vein within the substance of the parotid gland to form retromandibular vein.
For nearly a century, the standard method of treatment for varicose veins has been vein stripping.
As it is injected, the sclerosing agent pushes the blood out of the vein and causes it to permanently collapse due to irritation of the vein walls.
Fujitsu's contactless palm vein authentication technology will be implemented for the first time in a library system to provide a lending service that eliminates the use of library identification (ID) cards to check out books.
In August this year, Hitachi established the Finger Vein Global Business Center within the Smart Identification Solutions Division in the Information & Telecommunication Systems Group.
According to the American College of Phlebology, about 80 million Americans have varicose veins or a related disorder, spider veins.
The author speculates that the clot-induced hemodynamic changes led to venous insufficiency in the vein of the paravestibular canaliculus and ultimately caused the patient's symptoms.