Vascularity
Vascularity Vas`cu*lar"i*ty, n.; pl. {Vascularities}. (Biol.) The quality or state of being vascular. [1913 Webster]

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  • vascularity — vascular ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or denoting the system of vessels for carrying blood or (in plants) sap, water, and nutrients. DERIVATIVES vascularity noun vascularize (also vascularise) verb. ORIGIN Latin vascularis, from vasculum small… …   English terms dictionary

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  • vascularity — noun see vascular …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • vascularity — n. state of being vascular like …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vascularity — vas·cu·lar·i·ty …   English syllables

  • Vascularities — Vascularity Vas cu*lar i*ty, n.; pl. {Vascularities}. (Biol.) The quality or state of being vascular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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