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vas·cu·lar

 (văs′kyə-lər)
adj.
Of, characterized by, or containing cells or vessels that carry or circulate fluids, such as blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant: vascular tissue; vascular disease.

[From Latin vāsculum, diminutive of vās, vessel.]

vas′cu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.

vascular

(ˈvæskjʊlə)
adj
1. (Biology) biology anatomy of, relating to, or having vessels that conduct and circulate liquids: a vascular bundle; the blood vascular system.
2. (Anatomy) 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
ˈvascularly adv

vas•cu•lar

(ˈvæs kyə lər)

adj.
pertaining to, composed of, or provided with vessels that convey fluids, as blood or sap.
[1665–75; < New Latin vāsculāris. See vasculum, -ar1]
vas`cu•lar′i•ty, n.

vas·cu·lar

(văs′kyə-lər)
1. Zoology Relating to the vessels of the body, especially the arteries and veins, that carry blood and lymph: the vascular system.
2. Botany Relating to or having tissues that carry water and dissolved nutrients and food from one part of a plant to another. All seedbearing plants and ferns have vascular tissues; bryophytes, such as mosses, do not. See more at phloem, photosynthesis, xylem.

vascular

Relating to or richly supplied with vessels, especially blood vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vascular - of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluidsvascular - of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids; "vascular constriction"; "a vascular bundle"
avascular - without blood vessels
Translations
verenkierto

vascular

[ˈvæskjʊləʳ] ADJvascular

vascular

adjvaskulär

vascular

[ˈvæskjʊləʳ] adj (system) → vascolare
vascular bundle (Bot) → fascio vascolare

vas·cu·lar

a. vascular, rel. a vasos sanguíneos;
___ ectasia of the colonectasia ___ del colon;
___ purpurapúrpura ___;
___ skin changescambios cutáneos vasculares;
___ spasmespasmo ___;
___ systemsistema ___, todos los vasos del cuerpo esp. los sanguíneos;
___ tunictúnica ___.

vascular

adj vascular
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It might be related to microemboli shedding from the vascular plaque and causing microinfarcts, or to decreased blood flow and oxygenation to the brain, Dr.
Atherothrombosis occurs when vascular plaque ruptures leading to thrombosis, or clotting, in the affected artery, which in turn can progress to life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks and stroke.
It changes the response of vascular plaque to angioplasty; instead of creating a single, deep tear, the chilled balloon produces micro-fissures that allow the plaque to yield to pressure more uniformly.