gas·​tro·​vas·​cu·​lar ˌga-strō-ˈva-skyə-lər How to pronounce gastrovascular (audio)
: functioning in both digestion and circulation
the gastrovascular cavity of a jellyfish

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First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gastrovascular was in 1876

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“Gastrovascular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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