avascular

/ (əˈvæskjʊlə) /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. avantist,
  2. avar,
  3. avarice,
  4. avaricious,
  5. avars,
  6. avascular graft,
  7. avascularization,
  8. avast,
  9. avatar,
  10. avaunt

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Medicine definitions for avascular

avascular

[ ā-văskyə-lər ]

adj.

Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.
Related formsa•vas′cu•lari•ty (-lărĭ-tē) n.


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Science definitions for avascular

avascular

[ ā-văskyə-lər ]

Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.
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