vas

noun \ ˈvas \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of vas

plural vasa play \ˈvā-zə\
: an anatomical vessel : duct

vasal

play \-zəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of vas

borrowed from New Latin vās, vāsus, going back to Latin, "container, vessel," going back to Italic *wāss- of obscure origin


vas-

combining form
variants: or vaso-

Definition of vas-

1 : vessel: such as
a : blood vessel
  • vasomotor
b : vas deferens
  • vasectomy
2 : vascular and
  • vasovagal
3 : vasomotor
  • vasoactive

Origin and Etymology of vas-

New Latin, from Latin vas


Medical Dictionary

vas

noun \ ˈvas \

medical Definition of vas

plural vasa play \ˈvā-zə\
: an anatomical vessel : duct

VAS

abbreviation

medical Definition of VAS

visual analog scale

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