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

Origin and Etymology of venule

borrowed from Latin vēnula, from vēna 1vein + -ula -ule


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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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