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vena

[ vee-nuh ]
/ ˈvi nə /
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noun, plural ve·nae [vee-nee]. /ˈvi ni/. Anatomy.
a vein.
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Origin of vena

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin vēnavein
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British Dictionary definitions for vena

vena
/ (ˈviːnə) /

noun plural -nae (-niː)
anatomy a technical word for vein

Word Origin for vena

C15: from Latin vēna vein
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Medical definitions for vena

vena
[ vēnə ]

n. pl. ve•nae (-nē)
A vein.
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