vascular

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vas·cu·lar

adjective \ˈvas-kyə-lər\

medical : of or relating to the veins, arteries, etc., that carry fluids (such as blood) through the body

Full Definition of VASCULAR

1
:  of or relating to a channel for the conveyance of a body fluid (as blood of an animal or sap of a plant) or to a system of such channels; also :  supplied with or made up of such channels and especially blood vessels <a vascular tumor> <a vascular system>
2
:  marked by vigor and ardor :  passionate
vas·cu·lar·i·ty \ˌvas-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun

Origin of VASCULAR

New Latin vascularis, from Latin vasculum small vessel, diminutive of vas
First Known Use: circa 1673

vas·cu·lar

adjective \ˈvas-kyə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VASCULAR

1
: of, relating to, constituting, or affecting a tube or a system of tubes for the conveyance of a body fluid (as blood or lymph) <vascular disease> <vascular surgical techniques>
2
: supplied with or containing ducts and especially blood vessels <a vascular tumor> <the vascular layer of the skin>

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