Definition of avascular in English:


Line breaks: avas¦cu|lar
Pronunciation: /əˈvaskjʊlə
, eɪ-/


  • Characterized by or associated with a lack of blood vessels: avascular necrosis the cornea is avascular
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    • She had undergone a right hip replacement because of avascular necrosis of the femoral head associated with use of corticosteroids.
    • Defects of the hip's cartilage can be caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, and trauma.
    • The areas with aggregates of cavernous-type blood vessels alternated with avascular zones.

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