Fissure Vein

Science / Geology / Fissure Vein: A cleft or crack in the rock material of the earth's crust, filled with mineral matter different from the walls and precipitated therin from aqueous solution.

Other Words for Vein

Vein Noun Synonyms: blood-vessel, nervure
Vein Verb Synonyms: seam, lode, stratum, course, deposit, bed
Vein Adjective Synonyms: thread, hint, suggestion, touch, trace, streak, line, strain, mood, spirit, tone, note, tenor, feeling, attitude, disposition, humour, temper, tendency or inclination or proclivity toward(s)

Pulmonary Vein

Science / Biology / Pulmonary Vein: The vein that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. Veins carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart. MORE


Health / First Aid / Vein: A blood vessel that carries blood toward the heart: most veins carry low-oxygen blood MORE


Science / Biology / Veins: Thin-walled vessels that carry blood to the heart. Units of the circulatory system that carry blood to the heart. MORE

Leaf Veins

Science / Biology / Leaf Veins: Vascular tissue in leaves, arranged in a net-like network (reticulate vennation) in dicots, and running parallel (parallel vennation) to each other in monocots. MORE

Hydrothermal Vein

Science / Geology / Hydrothermal Vein: A deposit of minerals precipitated in a fracture by the actions of hot water or gases associated with a magmatic source. MORE


Science / Geology / Fissure: An extensive crack, break, or fracture in the rocks. MORE