vascular system

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Noun1.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 plantvascular 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
vas, vessel - a tube in which a body fluid circulates
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
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This isn't the first time researchers have injected plants with electrical materials, but it is the first time they've used the plants' own vascular system to form a circuit.
It is specifically designed for the isolation of blood flow and delivery of fluids, including diagnostic material and therapeutic agents, into selected sites in the peripheral vascular system.
In fact, Strausfeld pointed out, Fuxianhuia's vascular system is more complex than what is found in many modern crustaceans.
Vascular age describes the age of a person's heart and vascular system given her or his individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Frequently, the efficiency of the vascular system for mobilizing assimilates to the growing grains has been pointed out as prime factor which could limit the grain yield [8].
This gives the membrane mimic stability under shear forces such as those imparted by blood flowing through the vascular system.
The failure to produce endoglin results in arrested development of the vascular system of the mouse and no survival beyond E11.