noun, plural va·sa [vey-suh] /ˈveɪ sə/. Anatomy, Zoology, Botany.
Origin of vas
Examples from the Web for vasa
This agrees with the conclusions at which Bouin and Ancel had arrived by ligaturing the vasa deferentia of male animals.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
Hence in the adult the left side of the superior mesenteric vessel gives rise to the vasa intestini tenuis.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
The house of Vasa was established on the throne of Sweden in the first half of the sixteenth century.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.|Arthur Mee
B, Vasa efferentia reduced to a few at the hind end (Lepidosiren).
A few weeks ago I made a short visit to Vasa, our first home in Minnesota.Reminiscences|Hans Mattson
British Dictionary definitions for vasa
noun plural vasa (ˈveɪsə)
Word Origin for vas
Word Origin and History for vasa
plural vasa, Latin, literally "vessel." Vas deferens (plural vasa defferentia) is from 1570s.