phleboid

1. Resembling a vein. 2. SYN: venous. 3. Containing many veins. [phlebo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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phleb·oid (flebґoid) [phlebo- + -oid] 1. resembling a vein. 2. venose.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • phleboid — /fleb oyd/, adj. Anat. pertaining to or resembling a vein. [PHLEB + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • phleboid — adj. veiny; resembling a vein …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phleboid — phleb·oid …   English syllables

  • phleboid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • venous — Relating to a vein or to the veins. SYN: phleboid (2). [L. venosus] * * * ve·nous vē nəs adj 1 a) full of or characterized by veins b) made up of or carried on by veins <the venous circulation> 2) of, relating to, or performing the… …   Medical dictionary

  • phleboidal — adjective see phleboid …   Useful english dictionary

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