blood-vascular system


blood-vascular system
the blood vessels of the body; see circulatory s.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • blood-vascular — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or involving blood vessels the blood vascular system a serious blood vascular lesion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vascular system — Vascular Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vascular system — noun the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant • Hypernyms: ↑system • Hyponyms: ↑water vascular system, ↑portal system, ↑lymphatic system, ↑systema lymphaticum,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vascular system — see cardiovascular system * * * the blood and lymphatic vessels of the body and all their ramifications, considered collectively. The term is sometimes used specifically to denote either the blood or lymphatic vessels and their respective… …   Medical dictionary

  • Water vascular system — Vascular Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water-vascular system — noun : a system of vessels in echinoderms containing a watery fluid that is analogous to blood, is used for the movement of tentacles and tube feet, and may also function in excretion and respiration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blood flow — is the continuous running of blood in the cardiovascular system. The human body is made up of several processes all carrying out various functions. We have the gastrointestinal system which aids the digestion and the absorption of food. We also… …   Wikipedia

  • Vascular — Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels; specifically …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vascular plants — Vascular Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vascular tissue — Vascular Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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