Definitions for vasa vasorum
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any small blood vessel ramifying on the outside of a major artery or vein
The capillaries that supply blood to vessels larger than 1 mm. They supply blood to the adventitia and middle tunicae.
The vasa vasorum is a network of small blood vessels that supply large blood vessels.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nutrient blood vessels which supply the walls of large arteries or veins.
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