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avascular

/ (əˈvæskjʊlə) /
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adjective

(of certain tissues, such as cartilage) lacking blood vessels

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Medical definitions for avascular

avascular
[ ā-văskyə-lər ]

adj.

Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.

Other words from avascular

a•vas′cu•lari•ty (-lărĭ-tē) n.
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Scientific definitions for avascular

avascular
[ ā-văskyə-lər ]

Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.
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