vena

[vee-nuh]

Origin of vena

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

vena

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

Word Origin for vena

C15: from Latin vēna vein
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vena in Medicine

vena

[vēnə]
n. pl. ve•nae (-nē)
  1. A vein.
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