HyperDic: blood_vessel

English > 1 sense of the expression blood vessel:
NOUNbodyblood vessela vessel in which blood circulates
English > blood vessel: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA vessel in which blood circulates.
Part ofcirculatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
Narrowerartery, arteria, arterial blood vesselA blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
capillary, capillary vesselAny of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
ductus arteriosusA blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta
vasa vasorumAny small blood vessel ramifying on the outside of a major artery or vein
vein, vena, venous blood vesselA blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
Broadervessel, vasA tube in which a body fluid circulates
Spanishvaso sanguíneo
Catalanvasos sanguinis, vas sanguini
Adjectivescardiovascularof or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
cerebrovascularof or relating to the brain and the blood vessels that supply it
hemal, haemal, hematal, haematalrelating to the blood vessels or blood

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