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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]
References in classic literature ?
Write to me by return of post, judge of my anxiety, and do not trifle with it.
The lawyer had not answered Sir Patrick's inquiry by return of post.
Wemmick sent him the particulars, I understand, by return of post.
I had only to write to them, and they would furnish me with a copy by return of post.
Fairlie's answer reached me by return of post, and proved to be wandering and irrelevant in the extreme.