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  • OED

    ˈveinulet rare.

    f. vein n. Cf. venule.

    A small vein or veinlet.

       Recent Dicts. also give veinule ‘a minute vein, a venule’, as a term of Bot. and Geol. (perh. after F. veinule).

       1668 Culpepper & Cole Barthol. Anat. ii. vi. 105 There is plenty of blood‥running back from the remotest Veinulets or smallest branches of the Veins.    1846–50 A. Wood Class-bk. Bot. 85 The secondary branches, or those sent off from the veinlets, are the veinulets.

    August 23, 2010