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venation

noun ve·na·tion \ve-ˈnā-shən, vē-\

Definition of VENATION

:  an arrangement or system of veins (as in the tissue of a leaf or the wing of an insect)

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Origin of VENATION

Latin vena vein
First Known Use: 1646

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

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