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|Noun||1.||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|
water vascular system - system of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
portal system - system of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum - the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
cardiovascular system, circulatory system - the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants