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vas

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/ væs /
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noun, plural va·sa [vey-suh]. /ˈveɪ sə/. Anatomy, Zoology, Botany.
a vessel or duct.
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Origin of vas

First recorded in 1645–55, vas is from the Latin word vās vessel

Other definitions for vas (2 of 2)

vas-

variant of vaso- before a vowel: vasectomy.
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British Dictionary definitions for vas (1 of 2)

vas
/ (væs) /

noun plural vasa (ˈveɪsə)
anatomy zoology a vessel, duct, or tube that carries a fluid

Word Origin for vas

C17: from Latin: vessel

British Dictionary definitions for vas (2 of 2)

vas-

combining form
a variant of vaso-
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