Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

vasculature

play
noun vas·cu·la·ture \ˈvas-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇r, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of vasculature

  1. :  the blood vessels or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part



Origin of vasculature

Latin vasculum vessel + English -ature (as in musculature)


First Known Use: circa 1927


Medical Dictionary

vasculature

play
noun vas·cu·la·ture \ˈvas-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇(ə)r, -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of vasculature

  1. :  the disposition or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part <vasoconstriction of the renal vasculature—Mary Jo Holechek>




Learn More about vasculature

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "vasculature"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vasculature? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt maudlin oily angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ