Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
1670s, from Modern Latin vascularis "of or pertaining to vessels or tubes," from Latin vasculum, diminutive of vas "vessel."
vascular vas·cu·lar (vās'kyə-lər)
Or, relating to, or containing blood vessels.
vascularity vas·cu·lar·i·ty (vās'kyə-lār'ĭ-tē)
The condition of being vascular.