vasculose

vascular

[vas-kyuh-ler]
adjective Biology.
pertaining to, composed of, or provided with vessels or ducts that convey fluids, as blood, lymph, or sap.
Also, vasculose [vas-kyuh-lohs] , vasculous [vas-kyuh-luhs] .


Origin:
1665–75; < Neo-Latin vāsculāris. See vasculum, -ar1

vascularity [vas-kyuh-lar-i-tee] , noun
vascularly, adverb
hypervascular, adjective
hypervascularity, noun
intervascular, adjective
nonvascular, adjective
nonvascularly, adverb
nonvasculose, adjective
nonvasculous, adjective
unvascular, adjective
unvascularly, adverb
unvasculous, adjective
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vascular (ˈvæskjʊlə)
 
adj
biology, anatomy of, relating to, or having vessels that conduct and circulate liquids: a vascular bundle; the blood vascular system
 
[C17: from New Latin vāsculāris, from Latin: vasculum]
 
vascularity
 
n
 
'vascularly
 
adv

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vascular
1672, from Mod.L. vascularis "of or pertaining to vessels or tubes," from L. vasculum, dim. of vas "vessel."
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vascular vas·cu·lar (vās'kyə-lər)
adj.
Or, relating to, or containing blood vessels.

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vascular  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (vās'kyə-lər)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Relating to the vessels of the body, especially the arteries and veins, that carry blood and lymph.

  2. Relating to or having xylem and phloem, plant tissues highly specialized for carrying water, dissolved nutrients, and food from one part of a plant to another. Ferns and all seed-bearing plants have vascular tissues; bryophytes, such as mosses, do not. See more at phloem, xylem.


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