• WordNet 3.6
    • adj vascular of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids "vascular constriction","a vascular bundle"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vascular (Biol) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels; specifically Bot, pertaining to, or containing, special ducts, or tubes, for the circulation of sap.
    • Vascular (Bot) Of or pertaining to the higher division of plants, that is, the phænogamous plants, all of which are vascular, in distinction from the cryptogams, which to a large extent are cellular only.
    • Vascular (Biol) Of or pertaining to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies; as, the vascular functions.
    • Vascular (Biol) Operating by means of, or made up of an arrangement of, vessels; as, the vascular system in animals, including the arteries, veins, capillaries, lacteals, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vascular In anatomy and zoology: Of or pertaining to vessels which convey fluids; of or pertaining to the conveyance or circulation of fluids, especially blood, lymph, and chyle; circulatory: as, the vascular system; a vascular function or action. Some vascular systems are specified as blood-vascular, lymph-vascular, and water-vascular. See also chylaqueous.
    • vascular Containing vessels for the circulation of fluids; especially, well provided with small bloodvessels: as, muscle and bone are very vascular tissues; cartilage and cuticle are non-vascular; a vascular tumor.
    • vascular In botany: Consisting of, relating to, or furnished with vessels or ducts: applied to the tissues of plants that are composed of or furnished with elongated cells or vessels for the circulation of sap.
    • vascular Of or pertaining to the higher or phanerogamous plants, these uniformly containing more or less clearly defined vessels or duets.
    • vascular See vasalium.
    • vascular In botany, tissue composed of vessels or ducts; the fibrovascular system.
    • vascular A tumor composed chiefly of an agglomeration of dilated terminal blood-vessels
    • vascular A tumor which contains an abnormally large number of blood-vessels, bleeding profusely on the slightest injury.
    • vascular Bleeding internal hemorrhoids.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Vascular vas′kū-lar of or relating to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. vasculum, a small vessel, dim. of vas, vessel: cf. F. vasculaire,. See Vase, and cf. Vessel,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. vasculaire—L. vasculum, dim. of vas, a vessel.


In literature:

This symptom is very similar to that produced by vascular disease fungi.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
The vascular circle seemed to be formed from the confluence of the ten ribs from below.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
These threads are the vascular bundles.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Cut these words and they bleed; they are vascular and alive.
"Montaigne and Shakspere" by John M. Robertson
These vascular membranes are called the lateral septa.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Union takes place rapidly, and owing to the vascularity of the parts necrosis is rare, even when suppuration ensues.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
"The Girls and I" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
They feel hard; are glistening; not very tender; but highly vascular, and in some cases pulsate strongly.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
It has no connexion with the vascular system.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
For, after all, all disturbances are vascular if you probe them deep enough.
"The Man from Archangel" by A. Conan Doyle
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
Abnormal arrangements of the cerebral vascular channels.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
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
In the last case the vascular canal is wholly filled by the thrombus.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Subsequent centrifuge studies showed that its vascular responses exceeded those of a control group.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
It is an urticaria, a vascular spasm.
"The Treatment of Hay Fever" by George Frederick Laidlaw
It was once strikingly said that the words of Jesus were vascular; if you cut them they would bleed.
"The Bible and Life" by Edwin Holt Hughes

In news:

Nature is a great architect, and the vascular network - or veins - of a leaf are key to its structure.
Harrison gives us a tour of its new multi-million-dollar heart and vascular center at its East Bremerton campus.
No vascular complications reported in DISCOVER CE mark trial.
A fern by another name still must have a vascular system .
Arizona Vein and Vascular Center.
Portsmouth vascular surgeon turns to yoga therapy and Ayurvedic medicine.
A new study finds that regular exercise can help seniors cut their risk of vascular dementia by 40 percent.
Content tagged with "vascular template ".
A stroke is a sudden vascular event that causes injury to the brain.
David Braley Cardiac, Vascular, and Stroke Research Institute.
"My grandmother had some of the best recipes," said Vivienne Halpern, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
They prevent heart and vascular diseases.
At Arizona Vein and Vascular Center, our top priority is to provide excellent quality and management of veins and arteries to patients of all ages.
Vascular Center for Excellence.
Thrombotic disorders, vein disorders, vascular disease.

In science:

We first calculated age-adjusted ORs for MI and stroke in relation to the traditional vascular disease risk factors and in relation to use of E and E/P separately in hysterectomized and non-hysterectomized women.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Last, we used stepwise logistic regression to screen the list of behavior/lifestyle variables and select only those meeting a significance level of 0.2 or lower for both entering and staying in the models while forcing all the traditional vascular disease risk factors to stay in the model.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
In the current analysis, adjustment for the behaviors with the strongest association with the given vascular endpoint moved the ORs estimates for current E and E/P closer to values observed in the WHI.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
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
River networks could be regarded as a naturally occurring form of distribution network (actually a collection network) [111, 270, 353, 356], as could the vascular networks discussed in Sec.
The structure and function of complex networks
Note that such tools are in demand in other scientific fields, such as Medical Imaging, for example in the examination of vascular networks or cancer cells .
Networks of Polynomial Pieces with Application to the Analysis of Point Clouds and Images
Extraction of vascular network in 3d images.
Networks of Polynomial Pieces with Application to the Analysis of Point Clouds and Images
Based on their magnetic properties, they confer contrast of vasculature from background, and by proxy of vascularization density, of organs from surround.
A Quantum Mechanical Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
This model was introduced to mimic the results of in vitro experiments performed by Serini et al. using human vascular, endothelial cells.
A well-balanced numerical scheme for a one dimensional quasilinear hyperbolic model of chemotaxis
Modeling the early stages of vascular network assembly.
A well-balanced numerical scheme for a one dimensional quasilinear hyperbolic model of chemotaxis
Vascular smooth muscle cells in intact tissue are the primary focus of the work done in our laboratory.
Gold particle quantification in immuno-gold labelled sections for transmission electron microscopy