nonvascular


nonvascular
SYN: avascular.

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non·vas·cu·lar -'vas-kyə-lər adj lacking blood vessels or a vascular system <a \nonvascular layer of the skin>

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Nonvascular — Non*vas cu*lar, a. (Anat.) Destitute of vessels; extravascular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonvascular — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonvascular — adj.; nonvascularly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonvascular — adjective Not vascular …   Wiktionary

  • nonvascular — adj. not vascular, not of the blood vessels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonvascular — non·vascular …   English syllables

  • nonvascular — non•vas′cu•lar adj. ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • nonvascular — “+ adjective : not vascular * * * adj.; nonvascularly, adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonvascular organism — noun organisms without vascular tissue: e.g. algae, lichens, fungi, mosses • Hypernyms: ↑organism, ↑being • Hyponyms: ↑bryophyte, ↑nonvascular plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonvascular plant — noun any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta • Syn: ↑bryophyte • Hypernyms: ↑nonvascular organism • Hyponyms: ↑moss, ↑liverwort, ↑hepatic • …   Useful english dictionary


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