HyperDic: vascular_system

English > 1 sense of the expression vascular system:
NOUNbodyvascular systemthe vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant
English > vascular system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant.
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
vascular plant, tracheophytegreen plant having a vascular system
Partsvascular tissuetissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
vessel, vasA tube in which a body fluid circulates
Narrowercirculatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
lymphatic system, systema lymphaticumThe interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
portal systemSystem of veins that carry blood from the abdominal organs to the liver
water vascular systemSystem of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishsistema vascular
Catalansistema vascular

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