microvasculature


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microvasculature

 [mi″kro-vas´ku-lah-chur″]
the finer vessels of the body, such as the arterioles, capillaries, and venules. adj., adj microvas´cular.

microvasculature

/mi·cro·vas·cu·la·ture/ (-vas´kūl-ah-cher) the finer vessels of the body, as the arterioles, capillaries, and venules.microvas´cular

microvasculature

(mī′krō-văs′kyə-lə-cho͝or′, -chər)
n.
The portion of the circulatory system composed of the smallest vessels, such as the capillaries, arterioles, and venules.

mi′cro·vas′cu·lar (-kyə-lər) adj.

microvasculature

The system of minute terminal vessels, such as capillaries, arterioles and venules.

microvasculature

the finer vessels of the body, such as the arterioles, capillaries and venules.
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