Venulose \Ven"u*lose`\, a. Full of venules, or small veins. [1913 Webster]

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  • venulose — full of venules or small veins; having a structure patterned like a group of small veins, e.g. used to describe an area of the flank behind the gill opening in Thryssa mystax (Engraulidae) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • venulose — adj. [L. dim. vena, vein] Having many small veins …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • venulose — /ven yeuh lohs /, adj. having venules. Also, venulous /ven yeuh leuhs/. [1855 60; VENULE + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • venulose — ven·u·lose …   English syllables

  • venulose — /ˈvɛnjəloʊs/ (say venyuhlohs) adjective having veinlets. Also, venulous …   Australian English dictionary

  • venulose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ven|u|lous — «VEHN yuh luhs», adjective. = venulose. (Cf. ↑venulose) …   Useful english dictionary

  • venule —   n. small vein.    ♦ venulose,    ♦ venulous, a. having many venules …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • venule — [ven′yo͞ol΄] n. [L venula, dim. of vena, vein] 1. Anat. a small vein; veinlet 2. Biol. any of the small branches of a vein in a leaf or in the wing of an insect venular [ven′yo͞o lər] adj. venulose [ven′yo͞o lōs΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • venulous — adjective see venulose …   Useful english dictionary

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