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venule

noun ve·nule \ˈvēn-(ˌ)yül, ˈven-\

Definition of VENULE

:  a small vein; especially :  any of the minute veins connecting the capillaries with the larger systemic veins
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Origin of VENULE

Latin venula, diminutive of vena vein
First Known Use: circa 1850
Medical Dictionary

venule

noun ve·nule \ˈvēn-(ˌ)yü(ə)l, ˈven-\

Medical Definition of VENULE

:  a small vein; especially :  any of the minute veins connecting the capillaries with the larger systemic veins

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