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microvasculature

[ mahy-kroh-vas-kyuh-luh-cher ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈvæs kyə lə tʃər /

noun Anatomy.

the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body's tissues.

Nearby words

microtomy, microtone, microtopography, microtremor, microtubule, microvasculature, microvillus, microvolt, microwatt, microwavable, microwave

Origin of microvasculature

1955–60; micro- + vascul(ar) + -ature, as in musculature
Related formsmi·cro·vas·cu·lar, adjective
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