small vein

small vein

a vein in which the three tunics are poorly defined and thin; longitudinal elastic networks occur and the smooth muscle of the media, which is circularly arranged, may be incomplete or in one or two layers.
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My last test showed I have a rare disorder called dural venous sinus thrombosis of a small vein.
The AVM was drained through one small vein into the venous structure also located on the left front side of the brain.
There's also a CT coronary angiogram, where the dye is injected into a small vein in the arm and a CT scan used to create an image of the patient's heart.
After seeing a specialist in Manchester on Friday, Flintoff was diagnosed with a clot in a small vein - and was immediately prescribed a course of blood-thinning anticoagulant tablets.
No one wants to stick a child more than once, but finding a small vein can be challenging.
It also proves that small vein mining -- regarded as a dead North American art -- is alive and well in Latin America.
AVMs are not tumors but distortions of the capillaries connecting an arteriole and a small vein in the brain.
Small vein size may be a manifestation of a remote episode of venous thrombosis.
Contract Awarded For Tender for the Supply of Scalp and Small Vein Infusion Set for Hospital Authority
HOW IT WORKSFINNIE'S surgery involves clogged arteries being bypassed by a small vein, probably grafted from his leg.
A new contract, retroactive to the past five years, swelled the 2008 salaries of police supervisors on the average of $10,000 to $30,000, but that is just a small vein in this story.
Peripheral intravenous feeding refers to infusion of the fluid in a small vein on the surface of an arm, leg or the scalp.

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