vasculature

noun
vas·​cu·​la·​ture | \ ˈva-skyə-lə-chər How to pronounce vasculature (audio) , -ˌchu̇r, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r \

Definition of vasculature

: the blood vessels or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part

Examples of vasculature in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The surgeon is able to look directly into a patient during a procedure seeing internal anatomy under their skin in 3D (organs, bones, vasculature, etc.). Charlie Fink, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2022 Bigger appendages also allow growing larger vasculature that brings more blood, and thus more body heat to dispel. Lina Zeldovich, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Sep. 2021 VoxCell BioInnovation is developing a set of tools capable of fabricating Truly Biomimetic tissue models with vasculature for in vitro drug testing and allow for independent fabrication of vascularized models. Ali Shahbaz, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 For vasculature, this translates to the costs of making veins and pumping fluids through them. Emily Singer, Scientific American, 20 Aug. 2013 For vasculature, this translates to the costs of making veins and pumping fluids through them. Emily Singer, Scientific American, 20 Aug. 2013 If the interstellar probe makes a close pass by the sun and pushes hydrogen into its shield’s vasculature, the hydrogen will expand and explode from a nozzle at the end of the pipe. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, 20 Nov. 2020 The pathologists continued searching other organs for signs of SARS-CoV-2 infiltration and found clues that the virus may hide in vasculature throughout the body. Emma Yasinski Undark, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Oct. 2020 The most common persistent symptoms include arthritis, fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, and vasculature issues such as atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathies and blood clotting. Sumathi Reddy, WSJ, 28 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of vasculature

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vasculature

vascul(ar) + -ature (in musculature)

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The first known use of vasculature was circa 1927

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“Vasculature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vasculature. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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vasculature

noun
vas·​cu·​la·​ture | \ ˈvas-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇(ə)r, -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r How to pronounce vasculature (audio) \

Medical Definition of vasculature

: the disposition or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part vasoconstriction of the renal vasculature— Mary Jo Holechek

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