[vas-kyuh-ler] /ˈvæs kyə lər/
pertaining to, composed of, or provided with vessels or ducts that convey fluids, as blood, lymph, or sap.
(biology, anatomy) of, relating to, or having vessels that conduct and circulate liquids: a vascular bundle, the blood vascular system
1670s, from Modern Latin vascularis “of or pertaining to vessels or tubes,” from Latin vasculum, diminutive of vas “vessel.”
vascular vas·cu·lar (vās’kyə-lər)
Or, relating to, or containing blood vessels.
[hahy-per-vuh-los-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər vəˈlɒs ɪ ti/ noun, plural hypervelocities. 1. extremely high , as of projectiles, space vehicles, or accelerated nuclear particles.
[hahy-per-ven-tl-eyt] /ˌhaɪ pərˈvɛn tlˌeɪt/ verb (used without object), hyperventilated, hyperventilating. 1. to be afflicted with ; breathe abnormally fast and deep. verb (used with object), hyperventilated, hyperventilating. 2. to cause (a patient) to breathe more rapidly and deeply than normal. /ˌhaɪpəˈvɛntɪleɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to breathe in an abnormally deep, long, and rapid manner, sometimes […]
[hahy-per-ven-tl-ey-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ pərˌvɛn tlˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. excessively rapid and deep breathing. 2. a condition characterized by abnormally prolonged and rapid breathing, resulting in decreased carbon dioxide levels and increased oxygen levels that produce faintness, tingling of the fingers and toes, and, if continued, alkalosis and loss of consciousness. /ˌhaɪpəˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. an increase […]
- Hyperventilation tetany
hyperventilation tetany n. Tetany caused by forced breathing due to a reduction in the carbon dioxide in the blood.