microvascular
adjective Date: 1959 of, relating to, or constituting the part of the circulatory system made up of minute vessels (as venules or capillaries) that average less than 0.3 millimeters in diameter • microvasculature noun

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  • microvascular — mi·cro·vascular …   English syllables

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