EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective . Biology pertaining to, composed of, or provided with vessels or ducts that convey fluids, as blood, lymph, or sap.
vas·cu·lose [ vas-ky uh-lohs] /ˈvæs kyəˌloʊs/
vas·cu·lous [ vas-ky uh-l uh s] /ˈvæs kyə ləs/
Origin of vascular
dating back to
-ar 1 Related forms vas·cu·lar·i·ty , [vas-ky uh- lar-i-tee] /ˌvæs kyəˈlær ɪ ti/ noun vas·cu·lar·ly, adverb hy·per·vas·cu·lar, adjective hy·per·vas·cu·lar·i·ty, noun in·ter·vas·cu·lar, adjective non·vas·cu·lar, adjective non·vas·cu·lar·ly, adverb non·vas·cu·lose, adjective non·vas·cu·lous, adjective un·vas·cu·lar, adjective un·vas·cu·lar·ly, adverb un·vas·cu·lous, adjective
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Examples from the Web for non-vascular Historical Examples of non-vascular British Dictionary definitions for non-vascular adjective biology anatomy of, relating to, or having vessels that conduct and circulate liquids a vascular bundle; the blood vascular system Derived Forms vascularity ( ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ), noun vascularly, adverb Word Origin for vascular
C17: from New Latin
vāsculāris, from Latin: vasculum
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Word Origin and History for non-vascular adj.
1670s, from Modern Latin
vascularis "of or pertaining to vessels or tubes," from Latin vasculum, diminutive of vas "vessel."
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adj. Of, relating to, or containing blood vessels.
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Relating to the vessels of the body, especially the arteries and veins, that carry blood and lymph. Relating to or having xylem and phloem, plant tissues highly specialized for carrying water, dissolved nutrients, and food from one part of a plant to another. Ferns and all seed-bearing plants have vascular tissues; bryophytes, such as mosses, do not. See more at phloem xylem.
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