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venous return

n.

The blood returning to the heart via the inferior and superior venae cavae.

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Nearby words

venous capillary, venous hum, venous hyperemia, venous insufficiency, venous pulse, venous return, venous sinus, venous sinus of sclera, venous sphygmograph, venous star, venously
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