A poison, particularly one secreted by an animal. Examples are bee venom, snake venom, scorpion venom, and spider venom. Snake venom is also called venin.
- Venom, scorpion
The potent poison of the scorpion. A sting can be fatal to a person who is allergic to it. A scorpion is an insect that has an elongated body and a segmented, curved tail tipped with a venomous stinger. Grasping, fingerlike first appendages are other typical features. The toxicity of scorpion venom varies by species. […]
1. Full of venom. 2. Having venom, like some snakes and insects. 3. By extension, noxious, as a venomous tongue.
- Venous aneurysm
A localized widening and bulging of a vein. At the area of a venous aneurysm, the vein wall is weakened and may rupture.
- Venous catheterization
The insertion of a tiny tube (catheter) into a peripheral or central vein to deliver fluids or medication. Venous catheterization is the most frequently used method for administration of IV fluids. The most common complication of venous catheterization is infection at the site of the catheter (catheter sepsis).
- Venous claudication
Limping and/or pain due to inadequate venous drainage, poor return of blood by the veins, from the legs.