vaso-


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Related to vaso-: vaso-occlusive crisis

vaso-

or vas-
pref.
1. Blood vessel: vasoconstriction.
2. Vas deferens: vasectomy.

[From Latin vās, vessel.]

vaso-

or before a vowel

vas-

combining form
1. indicating a blood vessel: vasodilator.
2. indicating the vas deferens: vasectomy.
[from Latin vās vessel]

vaso-

a combining form meaning “vessel”: vasoconstrictor.
[< Latin]
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By so doing, it appears that TLC C-53 stops the cell adhesion which can lead to a variety of inflammatory and vaso- occlusive conditions including ARDS (Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome), restenosis following angioplasty, reperfusion injury during Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), sepsis/trauma shock syndrome, and others.