vascular system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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 plant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vascular system (Bot) the body of associated ducts and woody fiber; the fibrovascular part of plants.
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In literature:

The anomalies of the vascular system are so numerous that we shall dismiss them with a slight mention.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The whole lymphatic system may be regarded as a necessary appendage to the vascular system (Chapter VII.).
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The changes in the nervous system of the pregnant woman correspond to those in the vascular system.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Narcotics are those substances having the property of diminishing the action of the nervous and vascular systems, and of inducing sleep.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
The condition may affect the whole vascular system or may be confined to particular areas.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
There's pressure on the brain, and also congestion of the vascular system of the spinal column.
"Middy and Ensign" by G. Manville Fenn
One can understand the supremacy of the heart: it plainly bosses the whole vascular system.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
Vascular: relating to the blood-vessels or circulatory system.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The portal system no exception to the law of vascular symmetry.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The dropsy of debility is due to a loss of tone of the vascular system; the walls of the vessels become thinner and therefore dilate.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey
It has no connexion with the vascular system.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The vascular system is in the majority of Chaetopods a closed system.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Berger (1956:439-440) strongly emphasized the variability of the vascular system, calling it the most variable in the body.
"Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae" by Marion Anne Jenkinson
Is it some condition of the vascular system?
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries" by W. Y. Evans Wentz
We have all the bones and ligaments to go over again, and the whole vascular system.
"Barrington Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
A closed system of vessels, usually called the vascular system, is present.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
The Turkish bath is a calmative to the nervous and the vascular systems, and therefore of great utility in cases of sleeplessness.
"Turkish and Other Baths" by Gordon Stables
The maximum pressure necessarily falls as the periphery of the vascular system is approached.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
English anatomist who investigated the blood-vascular system of bone.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)" by Various
Drinking of liquids to excess temporarily retards absorption by overfilling the vascular system.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

A man's ability to achieve and sustain an erection depends on the healthy operation of a network of systems that cause vascular tissue to fill with blood.
Abbott Vascular peripheral stent system uses market-leading Multi-Link stent design.
Established in 2010, Vascular Magnetics is developing a drug delivery system that combines biodegradeable drug-loaded magnetic particles with a magnetic targeting catheter and magnetic field device.
Teleflex Receives FDA Clearance for ARROW® Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Preloaded with ARROW® VPS® Vascular Positioning System® Stylet.
Terason Quickens the Pulse of Vascular Ultrasound with New Portable System.
Boston Scientific Acquires Vessix Vascular, Renal Denervation System.
Vascular Solutions Inc offers the EXPRO Elite Snare , a one-piece medical device designed for the retrieval and manipulation of objects located in the cardiovascular system, including coils, balloons, catheters and guide wires.
Bluegrass Vascular Technologies Begins First Clinical Study of the Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System.
Two of the biggest health concerns for doctors when it comes to the vascular system are Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) and severe leg cramps known as Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
What is the vascular system .
A fern by another name still must have a vascular system .
Hansen Medical's Magellan(TM) Robotic System to Be Presented at 39th Annual VEITHsymposium(TM) of Vascular Surgeons and Interventionalists.
From the ground up, the tenants of the David Braley Cardiac , Vascular, and Stroke Research Institute help envision the facility's complex and sophisticated AV systems design.
Vessix Vascular has developed a catheter-based renal denervation system designed for treatment-resistant hypertension .
However, because of the complex relationship between CVP, cardiac output, and the vascular system, they may be difficult to interpret .

In science:

The function of many physiological systems depends on branched structures that exist both at the tissue (e.g. nervous plexi, lungs, and the vascular and lymphatic systems) and the cellular level (e.g. neurons).
A Graphical Approach to a Model of Neuronal Tree with Variable Diameter