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microvasculature

[ mahy-kroh-vas-kyuh-luh-cher ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈvæs kyə lə tʃər /
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noun Anatomy.
the system of tiny blood vessels, including capillaries, venules, and arterioles, that perfuse the body's tissues.
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Origin of microvasculature

1955–60; micro- + vascul(ar) + -ature, as in musculature

OTHER WORDS FROM microvasculature

mi·cro·vas·cu·lar, adjective
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