microvasculature

microvasculature

[mahy-kroh-vas-kyuh-luh-cher]
noun Anatomy.
the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body's tissues.

Origin:
1955–60; micro- + vascul(ar) + -ature, as in musculature

microvascular, adjective
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