microvasculature
noun see microvascular

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • microvasculature — microvascular, adj. /muy kroh vas kyeuh leuh cheuhr/, n. Anat. the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body s tissues. [1955 60; MICRO + VASCUL(AR) + ature, as in MUSCULATURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • microvasculature — noun The smallest vessels of the circulatory system: the capillaries, arterioles, and venules …   Wiktionary

  • microvasculature — mi·cro·vas·cu·la·ture (mi″kro vasґku lə chər) the portion of the vasculature of the body comprising the finer vessels, sometimes described as those with an internal diameter of 100 microns or less …   Medical dictionary

  • microvasculature — mi·cro·vasculature …   English syllables

  • microvasculature — noun see microvascular * * * microvascular, adj. /muy kroh vas kyeuh leuh cheuhr/, n. Anat. the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body s tissues. [1955 60; MICRO + VASCUL(AR) + ature,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Angiogenesis — is a physiological process involving the growth of new blood vessels from pre existing vessels. Though there has been some debate over this, vasculogenesis is the term used for spontaneous blood vessel formation, and intussusception is the term… …   Wikipedia

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