What does vascular mean?

Definitions for vascularˈvæs kyə lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vascular(adj)

    of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids

    "vascular constriction"; "a vascular bundle"


  1. vascular(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or containing vessels that conduct or circulate fluids, such as blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vascular(adj)

    consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels; specifically (Bot.), pertaining to, or containing, special ducts, or tubes, for the circulation of sap

  2. Vascular(adj)

    operating by means of, or made up of an arrangement of, vessels; as, the vascular system in animals, including the arteries, veins, capillaries, lacteals, etc

  3. Vascular(adj)

    of or pertaining to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies; as, the vascular functions

  4. Vascular(adj)

    of or pertaining to the higher division of plants, that is, the phaenogamous plants, all of which are vascular, in distinction from the cryptogams, which to a large extent are cellular only

  5. Origin: [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See Vase, and cf. Vessel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vascular

    vas′kū-lar, adj. of or relating to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies.—n.pl. Vasculā′res, a division of the vegetable kingdom embracing plants with vessels or ducts.—v.t. Vas′cularise.—n. Vascular′ity.—adv. Vas′cularly.—adjs. Vasculif′erous; Vas′culiform.—ns. Vas′culose, the substance, closely allied to cellulose, that makes up the greater part of the vessels of plants; Vas′culum, a botanist's specimen-box. [Fr. vasculaire—L. vasculum, dim. of vas, a vessel.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vascular in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vascular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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