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1. Characterized by, or containing vessels that carry or circulate fluids; such as, blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant.
2. Relating to, constituting, or affecting a tube or a system of tubes for the conveyance of a body fluid (as blood or lymph); such as, vascular disease or vascular surgical techniques.
3. Supplied with or containing ducts and especially blood vessels; such as, a vascular tumor or the vascular layer of the skin.
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(Greek: spleen, "the inward parts;" the elongated accessory lymphatic organ of the vascular [blood] system)
Word Entries containing the term: “vascular
vascular dementia
A common form of dementia in older persons that is due to cerebrovascular disease, usually with step-by-step deterioration from a series of small strokes and a patchy distribution of neurologic deficits affecting some functions and not others.

Risk factors include high blood pressure, an unsteady way of walking, and advanced age.

Symptoms include confusion, problems with recent memory, wandering or getting lost in familiar places, loss of bladder or bowel control (incontinence), emotional problems; such as, laughing or crying inappropriately, difficulty following instructions, and problems handling money.

This entry is located in the following units: menti-, ment- (page 3) vascul-, vasculo- (page 3)
vascular plant (s) (noun), vascular plants (pl)
Any kind of flora containing specialized conducting tissues (xylem, water-conducting tissues; and phloem, tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the body) and typically differentiated (biological specialization) into roots, stems, and leaves: Vascular plants use a process in which cells or tissues undergo changes toward more specialized forms or functions of tissues: especially, during embryonic development.
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vascular styptic
A styptic material that slows down, or stops, hemorrhage by acting as a vasoconstrictor on blood vessels of relatively small size.

A vasoconstrictor is an agent that narrows the blood vessels, which in turn increases resistance to blood flow and raises blood pressure.

This entry is located in the following units: stypt- + (page 1) vascul-, vasculo- (page 3)