The arrangement of blood vessels in the body, or within an organ.

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  • vasculature — 1934, from L. vascularis (see VASCULAR (Cf. vascular)) on model of MUSCULATURE (Cf. musculature) …   Etymology dictionary

  • vasculature — The vascular network of an organ. * * * vas·cu·la·ture vas kyə lə .chu̇(ə)r, .t(y)u̇(ə)r n the disposition or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part <vasoconstriction of the renal vasculature (Mary Jo Holechek)> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • vasculature — noun Etymology: Latin vasculum vessel + English ature (as in musculature) Date: circa 1927 the blood vessels or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vasculature — vas·cu·la·ture (văsʹkyə lə cho͝or , chər) n. Arrangement of blood vessels in the body or in an organ or body part. * * * …   Universalium

  • vasculature — n. vascular system, system of blood vessels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vasculature — [ vaskjʊlətʃə] noun Anatomy the vascular system of a part of the body and its arrangement …   English new terms dictionary

  • vasculature — vas·cu·la·ture …   English syllables

  • vasculature — ˈvaskyələˌchu̇(ə)r, chər noun ( s) Etymology: vascul + ature (as in musculature) : the disposition or arrangement of blood vessels in an organ or part …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumor vasculature–targeted tumor necrosis factor alpha — A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by linking tumor necrosis factor (TNF) to a peptide. The peptide binds to tumor blood vessels and TNF damages them. It belongs to the family of drugs called biological… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Chorionic vessels — Vasculature of the placenta, with a chorionic artery labeled in . Chorionic (plate) vessels are blood vessels, including both arteries and veins, that carry blood through the chorion in the feto placental circulation. Chorionic arteries branch… …   Wikipedia

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