Definitions for vasa vasorum
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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nutrient blood vessels which supply the walls of large arteries or veins.
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