Vascular definitions

văs'kyə-lər
Relating to the vessels of the body, especially the arteries and veins, that carry blood and lymph.
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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.

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Relating to or having xylem and phloem, plant tissues highly specialized for carrying water, dissolved nutrients, and food from one part of a plant to another. Ferns and all seed-bearing plants have vascular tissues; bryophytes, such as mosses, do not.
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Of or having vessels or ducts.
  • 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.
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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.

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Relating to, 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.

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(anatomy) Of, pertaining to, or containing vessels that conduct or circulate fluids, such as blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant.
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Origin of vascular

From Latin vāsculum diminutive of vās vessel