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Synonyms for Vein (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ):

WordNet sense 2 (a layer of ore between layers of rock):
mineral vein

WordNet sense 3 (a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart):
vena, venous blood vessel

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