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vasa vasorum

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noun plural vasa va·so·rum \-vā-ˈsōr-əm\

Medical Definition of vasa vasorum

  1. :  small blood vessels that supply or drain the walls of the larger arteries and veins and connect with a branch of the same vessel or a neighboring vessel




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