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Definition of "blood vessel" []

  • An elastic tubular channel, such as an artery, a vein, or a capillary, through which the blood circulates. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blood vessel" in a sentence
  • "On one occasion, when inveighing against someone whom he thought obstructive, he became so convulsed with fury that it seemed that every nerve and blood vessel in his body would be ruptured."
  • "Then there were two separate jolts in the blood vessel I had my fingers on under her jaw, and then some uneven, jerky little bumps, and then at last, unbelievably, slow, rhythmic, and strengthening, the Life-giving ba-boom ba-boom ba-boom of a heart back in business."
  • "It also includes diosmin, which has been shown to help maintain blood vessel tone and support healthy circulation."