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  • n. Plural form of venule.


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  • Whether through dehydration or bad luck, a few red blood cells had started to sickle, the crescent moon-shaped cells becoming lodged within the smaller venules, creating ischemia and prompting the sickling of other cells in turn.

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  • The smaller offshoots are fine venules, and unfortunately these can be a harbinger of possible underlying varicose veins.

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  • Unable to see that large arteries lead to tiny arterioles that lead to microscopic capillaries that lead to minute venules that lead to visible veins and then back to the heart in a closed loop, Galen could only guess that the blood pumped out of the heart drained into the tissues to “irrigate” them.

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  • Minute blood vessels that connect the arterioles to the venules.

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  • The wings under those impossible wingcases had iron-sheathed venules: and the color in the blood of the creatures was provided by Reeks of rust, which picked up and lost oxygen and energy by changing cyclicaHy from ferrous to ferric oxides and And all the Stars a Stage 127

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  • These little arteries are attended by veins of a corresponding size (venules) which enter the venae comites, thus carrying out the general order of vascular distribution to the minutest particular.

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  • Brachial veins: of primaries in Hymenoptera, originate at base, run parallel to inner edge toward anal angle; often connected with the cubital cellules by means of recurrent venules.

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  • Raynaud suggested that the local syncope was produced by contraction of the vessels; the asphyxia is probably caused by a dilatation of the capillaries and venules, with persistence of the spasm of the arterioles.

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  • This is because pulse rate and respiration increases when you are stressed, thereby also increasing the pressure of blood that goes through the veins, arteries, venules and arterioles.


  • The left side of the heart pumps oxygenated blood into the arterial circulation through arteries, arterioles and eventually capillaries where the oxygen is exchanged and the used blood returned to the venules, veins and eventually back to the right side of the heart.

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