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return

 [re-tern´]
a coming back.
venous return the flow of blood into the heart from the peripheral vessels.

return

(rē-tŭrn'),
1. Going or coming back; in cardiology, refers to blood flow.
2. In phlebotomy, the appearance of blood in the hub of the venipuncture apparatus.
[M.E., fr. L.L. retorno, , to turn again]
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