vas·​cu·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌva-skyə-ˈler-ə-tē How to pronounce vascularity (audio) , -ˈla-rə- \

Definition of vascularity

1 : the quality or state of being vascular Mosses lack vascularity. especially : the condition of being supplied with blood vessels … the ultrasonogram also showed … increased vascularity around the lower uterine segment … — Ming-Yuan Hong
2 bodybuilding : the state of having large, prominent veins in the muscles Go to any bodybuilding competition and you will find men with impressive veins. But is vascularity really a sign of fitness?— Tania Tarafdar … talk about vascularity—the veins snaked across his arms like freeways on a map of L.A.— Arthur Lubow

First Known Use of vascularity

1785, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Vascularity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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vas·​cu·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌvas-kyə-ˈlar-ət-ē How to pronounce vascularity (audio) \
plural vascularities

Medical Definition of vascularity

: the quality or state of being vascular tumor vascularity

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