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* In a non-supernatural variation, the autistic protagonist of ''Series/TheGoodDoctor'' can map out a patient's cardiovascular system in his mind with only a glance.


* Mosquitoes also uses some sort of a thermal imaging to detect nearest vein to the skin.

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* Mosquitoes also uses some sort of a thermal imaging to detect nearest vein to the skin.skin, as do assassin bugs.


Predators develop senses that help them hunt. Sharp sight, delicate hearing, a keen nose... and VeinOVision. {{Dracula}} and [[OurVampiresAreDifferent his ilk]], as well as [[OurMonstersAreDifferent weirder fare]], will have among their SuperSenses the ability to see all the major and minor blood flows in a human body, often going to near XRayVision levels by seeing their dinner's still beating heart!

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Predators develop senses that help them hunt. Sharp sight, delicate hearing, a keen nose... and VeinOVision.Vein-O-Vision. {{Dracula}} and [[OurVampiresAreDifferent his ilk]], as well as [[OurMonstersAreDifferent weirder fare]], will have among their SuperSenses the ability to see all the major and minor blood flows in a human body, often going to near XRayVision levels by seeing their dinner's still beating heart!

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*In ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'', John's water sense is so acute at short distances that he can sense people around him as constructs of water and know to the drop how much he can take from them without permanently harming them. Undoubtedly he can sense blood flowing in veins.
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Compare MeatOVision. Contrast VolcanicVeins and TaintedVeins. See also TheDeadHaveEyes.

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Compare MeatOVision. Contrast VolcanicVeins and TaintedVeins. Subtrope of BizarreAlienSenses. See also TheDeadHaveEyes.


* In ''Ben10Omniverse,'' when Ben transforms into Whampire, he sees in vein-o-vision.

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* In ''Ben10Omniverse,'' ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse,'' when Ben transforms into Whampire, he sees in vein-o-vision.


* Pulse oximeters evaluate a person's oxygen saturation by passing paired beams of light through the subject's fingertip to a photodetector, then calculating how much of each beam - one the color of oxygenated blood, the other of deoxygenated - was blocked in transit.

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* Pulse oximeters evaluate a person's oxygen saturation by passing paired beams of light through the subject's fingertip to a photodetector, then calculating how much of light from each beam - one the color of oxygenated blood, the other of deoxygenated lacking that hue - was blocked in transit.transit. In effect, they work by ''Artery''-O-Vision.

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* Pulse oximeters evaluate a person's oxygen saturation by passing paired beams of light through the subject's fingertip to a photodetector, then calculating how much of each beam - one the color of oxygenated blood, the other of deoxygenated - was blocked in transit.


* Shows up in AnitaBlake a lot, with a bit of synaesthesia (nothing supernatural is described in pure sensory terms). Anita tends to perceive the veins as leaping out of the skin, begging her to tear their owner's throat out and free them from their prison. (She's not actually a vampire, but...)

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* Shows up in AnitaBlake ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' a lot, with a bit of synaesthesia (nothing supernatural is described in pure sensory terms). Anita tends to perceive the veins as leaping out of the skin, begging her to tear their owner's throat out and free them from their prison. (She's not actually a vampire, but...)


* In ''JurassicTheHunted'', you can exploit a dinosaur's weak-points by entering BulletTime, which also reveals their internal organs.

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* In ''JurassicTheHunted'', ''VideoGame/JurassicTheHunted'', you can exploit a dinosaur's weak-points by entering BulletTime, which also reveals their internal organs.

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* In ''JurassicTheHunted'', you can exploit a dinosaur's weak-points by entering BulletTime, which also reveals their internal organs.


* Similarly, heart hounds in ''TheSwordOfTruth'' series hone in on the sound of their prey's heartbeat.

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* Similarly, heart hounds in ''TheSwordOfTruth'' ''Literature/TheSwordOfTruth'' series hone in on the sound of their prey's heartbeat.


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* Hungry vampires get this in ''{{Moonlight}}''. Mick, a FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire, does this when trapped in a desert with the only human being around a pregnant girl.

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* Hungry vampires get this in ''{{Moonlight}}''.''Series/{{Moonlight}}''. Mick, a FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire, does this when trapped in a desert with the only human being around a pregnant girl.





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* In ''VampireKnight'', we see that [[spoiler: Yuki]], and thus probably all other vampires, can detect blood flows.
* ''GrapplerBaki'''s Hanma Yuujiro can see, or feel, or just perceive the flaws in everyone's body. So he is able to predict diseases and attack the weak points of any living being.

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* In ''VampireKnight'', ''Manga/VampireKnight'', we see that [[spoiler: Yuki]], and thus probably all other vampires, can detect blood flows.
* ''GrapplerBaki'''s ''Manga/BakiTheGrappler'''s Hanma Yuujiro can see, or feel, or just perceive the flaws in everyone's body. So he is able to predict diseases and attack the weak points of any living being.



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