Venosity Ve*nos"i*ty, n. 1. The quality or state of being venous. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) A condition in which the circulation is retarded, and the entire mass of blood is less oxygenated than it normally is. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • venosity — [vē näs′ə tē] n. the state or quality of being venose or venous …   English World dictionary

  • venosity — /vi nos i tee/, n. Physiol. the state or quality of being venous. [1850 55; VENOSE + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • venosity — noun The quality of being venous or venose …   Wiktionary

  • venosity — 1. A venous state; a condition in which the bulk of the blood is in the veins at the expense of the arteries. 2. The unaerated condition of venous blood or of hypoxemic arterial blood. * * * ve·nos·i·ty vi näs ət ē …   Medical dictionary

  • venosity — ve·nos·ity || vɪː nÉ‘sÉ™tɪ /vɪ nÉ’s n. state of being venose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • venosity — ve·nos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • venosity — /vəˈnɒsəti/ (say vuh nosuhtee) noun venous or venose state, quality, or characteristic …   Australian English dictionary

  • venosity —    An area where there is a buildup of excess venous blood, with enlarged veins and tissue congestion …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • venosity — vēˈnäsəd.ē, və̇ˈ noun ( es) : the quality or state of being venous …   Useful english dictionary

  • venous — [ vi:nəs] adjective of a vein or the veins. Derivatives venosity vɪ nɒsɪti noun venously adverb Origin C17: from L. venosus having many veins , from vena vein …   English new terms dictionary

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