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Definition of Vascular

Vascular
Vascular Vas"cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See Vase, and cf. Vessel.] 1. (Biol.) (a) 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. (b) 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. (c) Of or pertaining to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies; as, the vascular functions. 2. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the higher division of plants, that is, the ph[ae]nogamous plants, all of which are vascular, in distinction from the cryptogams, which to a large extent are cellular only. Vascular plants (Bot.), plants composed in part of vascular tissue, as all flowering plants and the higher cryptogamous plants, or those of the class Pteridophyta. Cf. Cellular plants, Cellular. Vascular system (Bot.), the body of associated ducts and woody fiber; the fibrovascular part of plants. Vascular tissue (Bot.), vegetable tissue composed partly of ducts, or sap tubes. Water vascular system (Zo["o]l.), a system of vessels in annelids, nemerteans, and many other invertebrates, containing a circulating fluid analogous to blood, but not of the same composition. In annelids the fluid which they contain is usually red, but in some it is green, in others yellow, or whitish.

Meaning of Vascular from wikipedia

- which carry blood from the capillaries back towards the heart. The word vascular, meaning relating to the blood vessels, is derived from the Latin vas,...
- Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation, are managed by medical...
- Vascular plants (from Latin vasculum: duct), also known as tracheophytes (from the equivalent Gr**** term trachea), form a large group of plants (c. 300...
- Vascular dementia (VaD) is dementia caused by problems in the supply of blood to the brain, typically a series of minor strokes, leading to worsening cognitive...
- Vascular tissue is a complex conducting tissue, formed of more than one cell type, found in vascular plants. The primary components of vascular tissue...
- Vascular nerves are nerves which innervate arteries and veins. The vascular nerves control vasodilation and vasoconstriction, which in turn lead to the...
- A vascular bundle is a part of the transport system in vascular plants. The transport itself happens in vascular tissue, which exists in two forms: xylem...
- A vascular headache is an outdated term to describe certain types of headache which were thought to be related to blood vessel swelling and hyperemia as...
- Vascularity, in bodybuilding, is the condition of having many highly-visible, prominent, and often extensively-ramified superficial veins. The skin appears...
- Vascular disease is a cl**** of diseases of the blood vessels – the arteries and veins of the circulatory system of the body. It is a subgroup of cardiovascular...
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