nonvascular

adjective non·vas·cu·lar \ ˌnän-ˈva-skyə-lər \

Definition of nonvascular

: not vascular: such as
a : not of, relating to, involving, caused by, or supplied with blood vessels
  • nonvascular leg pain
b : lacking conducting channels for transporting water and nutrients
  • nonvascular mosses
— see also nonvascular plant

First Known Use of nonvascular

1837

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nonvascular

adjective non·vas·cu·lar \ -ˈvas-kyə-lər \

medical Definition of nonvascular

: lacking blood vessels or a vascular system
  • a nonvascular layer of the skin

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