nonvascular

adjective
non·​vas·​cu·​lar | \ ˌnän-ˈva-skyə-lər How to pronounce nonvascular (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonvascular.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonvascular. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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nonvascular

adjective
non·​vas·​cu·​lar | \ -ˈvas-kyə-lər How to pronounce nonvascular (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonvascular

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

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