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vessel(ves'el) [Fr. vessel fr. L. vascellum, a little vessel]
A tube, duct, or canal to convey the fluids of the body. Synonym: vas
Any of the vessels carrying blood (arteries, veins, and capillaries).
chyliferous vesselSee: lacteal
A vessel parallel to the vessel from which it arose.
conception vesselAbbreviation: CV
In acupuncture, a meridian that runs down the midline of the body from the chin to the perineum.
One of the large blood vessels that conducts fluid from the heart to the systemic circulation. The elasticity of these vessels is an important factor in the development of hypertension.
governor vesselAbbreviation: GV
One of the meridians used in acupuncture and shiatsu. It runs along the center of the back of the body.
One of the large blood vessels entering and leaving the heart.
lacteal vesselSee: lacteal
lymphatic vesselSee: lymphatic
An animal infected by more than one influenza virus at a time and in which the genes of the virus may assort themselves in novel, potentially hazardous combinations.
One of the vessels supplying specific areas such as the interior of bones.
A branch of a vertebral artery supplying a cranial nerve root.
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lymphatic capillarya vessel that carries LYMPH.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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