from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Anatomy A vessel or duct.
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- n. A vessel or duct transporting any bodily fluid, such as blood, lymph, chyle, or semen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vessel; a duct.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy and zoology, a vas-culum or vessel, as a tube, duct, or conduit conveying blood, lymph, or other fluid
- n. The aberrant ducts of the testis. See aberrant.
- n. Bile-ducts running an unusual course in the liver.
- n. Tributaries to the splenic vein, corresponding to the arterial vasa brevia.
- n. The efferent lymphatic vessels: usually small ones, that soon unite into a larger one.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tube in which a body fluid circulates
Latin vās, vessel.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin vas ("vessel"), from 1645–1655. (Wiktionary)