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avascular

 [a-vas´ku-ler]
not vascular; bloodless.
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a·vas·cu·lar

(ă-vas'kyū-lăr, ā-vas'kyū-lăr),
Without blood or lymphatic vessels; may be a normal state, as in certain forms of cartilage, or the result of disease.
Synonym(s): nonvascular
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avascular

(ā-văs′kyə-lər)
adj.
Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.

a·vas′cu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
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avascular

adjective Without blood vessels; lacking an adequate blood supply.
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a·vas·cu·lar

(ā-vas'kyū-lăr)
Without blood or lymphatic vessels.
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avascular

Lacking blood vessels.
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