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Definition of "vasculature" []

  • Arrangement of blood vessels in the body or in an organ or body part. (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 "vasculature" in a sentence
  • "Our observation of relatively low levels of VEGF in the innermost retinal layers and the fact that systemic VEGF expression does not influence the inner retinal vasculature, which is not fenestrated but is the site of the blood neural barrier, are consistent with the idea that high local VEGF levels reflect a particular dependence on VEGF, which renders them particularly sensitive to systemic VEGF blockade."
  • "I was having a conversation with my mom a few months ago and couldn't come up with any other word than 'vasculature'."
  • "Her knife stops once the pinkish outer layer is removed, and a yellow sheath lined through by blue and red vasculature is left."