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microvascular Line breaks: micro|vascu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkrəʊˈvaskjʊlə/

Definition of microvascular in English:


Relating to the smallest blood vessels.
Example sentences
  • This finding suggests that the immune complex-mediated lung and renal microvascular injury is not chemotactic to neutrophils and that there is an absence of firm neutrophil adhesion.
  • Interestingly, these receptors have been recently identified in human lung tissues and cultured human lung microvascular endothelial cells.
  • An increase in basement membrane surface area that accompanies a large tidal breath thus imposes a shape change on adherent alveolar epithelial and microvascular endothelial cells.
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