Synonyms and Antonyms for azygous-vein

1. azygous vein (n.)

one of a system of veins that drain the thoracic and abdominal walls; arises as a continuation of the right ascending lumbar vein and terminates in the superior vena cava

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2. azygous (adj.)

occurring singly; not one of a pair

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3. vein (n.)

a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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4. vein (n.)

a distinctive style or manner

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5. vein (v.)

make a veinlike pattern

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6. vein (n.)

a layer of ore between layers of rock

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7. vein (n.)

any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

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8. vein (n.)

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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