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vaso-

1.
a combining form meaning “vessel,” used in the formation of compound words:
vasoconstrictor.
Also, especially before a vowel, vas-.
Origin
< Latin vās vessel + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for vaso

vaso-

combining form
1.
indicating a blood vessel: vasodilator
2.
indicating the vas deferens: vasectomy
Word Origin
from Latin vās vessel
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vaso in Medicine

vaso- or vas-
pref.

  1. Blood vessel: vasoconstriction.

  2. Vas deferens: vasectomy.

  3. Vessel: vasiform.

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