blood vessel

noun
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of blood vessel

: any of the vessels through which blood circulates in the body

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BLOOD VESSEL Defined for English Language Learners

blood vessel

Definition of blood vessel for English Language Learners

  • : a small tube that carries blood to different parts of a person or animal's body


BLOOD VESSEL Defined for Kids

blood vessel

noun

Definition of blood vessel for Students

: an artery, vein, or capillary of the body

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blood vessel

noun

medical Definition of blood vessel

: any of the vessels through which blood circulates in the body


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