- The definition of vascular is defined as something related to vessels or ducts.
An example of vascular is the system that moves water through the bodies of starfish.
of or having vessels or ducts; specif.,
- designating or of the vessels, or system of vessels, for conveying blood or lymph
- designating or of the specialized conducting cells, xylem and phloem, that convey water and foods in vascular plants; also, designating or of plants that have xylem and phloem
Origin of vascularModern Latin vascularis ; from Classical Latin vasculum, small vessel, diminutive of vas, vessel, dish
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.
Origin of vascularFrom Latin vāsculum, diminutive of vās, vessel.