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n. pl. va·sa (vā′zə) Anatomy
A vessel or duct.
[Latin vās, vessel.]
n, pl vasa (ˈveɪsə)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy zoology a vessel, duct, or tube that carries a fluid
2. (Zoology) anatomy zoology a vessel, duct, or tube that carries a fluid
[C17: from Latin: vessel]
n., pl. va•sa (ˈveɪ sə)
a vessel or duct.
[1645–55; < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||vas - a tube in which a body fluid circulates|
blood vessel - a vessel in which blood circulates
vascular system - the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant