Definitions for "Vascular"
Keywords:  phloem, xylem, vasculum, vein, sap
Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels; specifically (Bot.), pertaining to, or containing, special ducts, or tubes, for the circulation of sap.
Operating by means of, or made up of an arrangement of, vessels; as, the vascular system in animals, including the arteries, veins, capillaries, lacteals, etc.
Of or pertaining to the vessels of animal and vegetable bodies; as, the vascular functions.
Keywords:  larr, vahs, kul, translocates, fluids
vahs-KUL-larr) By which means a living organism moves or translocates life-giving fluids through its system or body.
Refers to a network of tubes which distribute nutrients and remove wates from the tissues of the body. Large multicellular animals must rely on a vascular system to keep their cells nourished and alive.