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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The vascular surgeon is trained in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting all parts of the vascular system except those of the heart and brain.
Drug delivery to the cardiovascular system is different from delivery to other systems because of the anatomy and physiology of the vascular system; it supplies blood and nutrients to all organs of the body.
* Balloon-expandable stents can be successfully extracted from the vascular system following significant time from initial placement.
The discovery illustrates that it's possible to not only engineer blood vessel organoids from human stem cells in a dish, but also to grow a functional human vascular system in another species.
The discovery illustrates that it is possible to not only engineer blood vessel organoids from human stem cells in a dish, but also to grow a functional human vascular system in another species.
It describes vascular pathophysiology, examination of the vascular system, catheter-based and endovascular concepts, and disease-specific logical care outlines for common conditions.
The self-expanding, nitinol VICI stent system was developed specifically for use in the venous anatomy, which presents different challenges than placing stents in the arterial vascular system. The VICI stent is designed to withstand compression and maintain patency and flexibility over the course of a patient's life expectancy.
One out of every 10 deaths is caused by cancer making it the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality coming next to heart and vascular system diseases.
The fistula is confirmed with an angiogram (X-ray image of the vascular system) to show that arterial blood is flowing to the low-pressure venous system.
Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless cells produced in the bone marrow that help form blood clots in the vascular system and prevent bleeding.
This can lead to complications such as calcification of the vascular system.