microvascular

adjective mi·cro·vas·cu·lar \ -ˈvas-kyə-lər \

Definition of microvascular

:of, relating to, or constituting the part of the circulatory system made up of minute vessels (such as venules or capillaries) that average less than 0.3 millimeters in diameter

microvasculature

play \-lə-ˌchu̇r, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\ noun

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First Known Use of microvascular

1959


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microvascular

adjective mi·cro·vas·cu·lar \ ˌmī-krō-ˈvas-kyə-lər \

medical Definition of microvascular

:of, relating to, or constituting the part of the circulatory system made up of minute vessels (as venules or capillaries) that average less than 0.3 millimeters in diameter

microvasculature

play \-lə-ˌchu̇(ə)r, -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r\ noun

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