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microvasculature

[mahy-kroh-vas-kyuh-luh-cher] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈvæs kyə lə tʃər/
noun, Anatomy
1.
the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body's tissues.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; micro- + vascul(ar) + -ature, as in musculature
Related forms
microvascular, adjective
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