The flexible tubular canals through which blood circulates in the body. Arteries, veins, and capillaries are all kinds of blood vessels. (See circulatory system.)
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One early theory focused on blood vessels in and around the brain.How to Destroy Your Headaches|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All we need to stay on point is skin, nostrils, lungs, heart, and a few blood vessels.Introducing ‘Breatharianism,’ The Dumbest Diet of All Time|Kent Sepkowitz|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And thus in severe head injuries, it is possible for blood vessels in and around the brain to burst.Brain Bleed: Why Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Wasn’t Enough|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had saline mixed with Lidocaine pumped into my face to constrict my blood vessels and numb me so I could endure the zapping.Hey, Ashley Judd: I’m Puffy From Cosmetic Surgery—And Proud of It|Samantha Marshall|April 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, it targets a molecule called VEGF that sends signals that promote the growth of blood vessels.Jobs’s Unorthodox Treatment|Sharon Begley|October 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Menstruation may aggravate goitre, uterine fibroid tumours, skin diseases, and affections of the blood vessels.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Three muscle-fibres lying beside each other, with the small blood-vessels (capillaries) around and between them.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills
Some forms, however, break down tissues and plug up the small blood vessels, thus causing disease.
Into each of these filaments pass two blood vessels; in one blood flows downward and in the other upward.
Numerous blood vessels can be found especially in the walls of the food tube.