Science / Geology / Vein: A deposit of foreign minerals within a rock fracture or joint.

Other Words for Vein

Vein Verb Synonyms: seam, lode, stratum, course, deposit, bed
Vein Noun Synonyms: blood-vessel, nervure
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)

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Health / Massage / Deep Vein Thrombosis: A blood clot ( thrombus ) in a deep vein in the thigh or leg. The clot can break off as an embolus and make its way to the lung, where it can cause respiratory distress and respiratory failure. MORE

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

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. 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 / 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