avascular

adjective avas·cu·lar \ (ˌ)ā-ˈvas-kyə-lər \

Definition of avascular

: having few or no blood vessels
  • avascular tissue

avascularity

play \ˌā-ˌvas-kyə-ˈlar-ə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of avascular

1879


Medical Dictionary

avascular

adjective avas·cu·lar \ (ˈ)ā-ˈvas-kyə-lər \

medical Definition of avascular

: having few or no blood vessels
  • the lens is a very avascular structure
  • avascular necrosis

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