Definitions for vasa vasorum

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  1. vasa vasorum(noun)

    any small blood vessel ramifying on the outside of a major artery or vein

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  1. vasa vasorum(Noun)

    The capillaries that supply blood to vessels larger than 1 mm. They supply blood to the adventitia and middle tunicae.

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  1. Vasa vasorum

    The vasa vasorum is a network of small blood vessels that supply large blood vessels.

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  1. Vasa Vasorum

    Nutrient blood vessels which supply the walls of large arteries or veins.

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