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Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

ven(o)- Also vene- and veni.

A vein.

[Latin vena, vein.]

In medicine, venipuncture (sometimes venepuncture) is the puncture of a vein for any therapeutic purpose; venography is x-ray examination of a vein after injection of a radiopaque fluid, so producing a venogram; venesection (sometimes venisection) is another name for phlebotomy, the letting of blood by cutting a vein. See also phlebo-.

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