One early theory focused on blood vessels in and around the brain.
All the tissue around the irradiated area was falling apart, leaving the blood vessels below unsupported.
“Neuroendocrine tumors are highly vascularized”—full of blood vessels on which they depend for nutrients, says Kulke.
The third component of the average heart is the set of coronary arteries, the blood vessels that feed blood to the heart itself.
Specifically, it targets a molecule called VEGF that sends signals that promote the growth of blood vessels.
Some of the poison in the tobacco is taken into the body through the blood vessels in the lining of the mouth.
Syphilis attacks the blood vessels and the lymphatic glands.
As the muscles contract, they squeeze hard on the blood vessels passing through them.
There are no little holes in our blood vessels to let the air get into them from our lungs.
The epididymis referred to above, consists of a mass of coiled tubes and blood vessels.
blood vessel n.
An elastic tubular channel, such as an artery, a vein, a sinus, or a capillary, through which the blood circulates.
|blood vessel |
An elastic tube or passage in the body through which blood circulates; an artery, a vein, or a capillary.