blood vessel

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blood vessel

an artery, capillary, or vein
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blood vessel

[′bləd ‚ves·əl]
(anatomy)
A tubular channel for blood transport.
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He stated that bloodvessel supplying blood to Nawaz Sharif's brain was also not working properly.
While not all cancer cells in circulation survive, the ones that do survive can attach themselves to endothelial cell lining of the capillary venules or bloodvessels and migrate to the secondary tissue/organ using complex signaling pathways [13].
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Studies have shown that, garlic also provides protection to the cardiovascular system by inhibiting platelet aggregation, protecting bloodvessels and lipoproteins from damaging effects of free radical oxidation and reducing serum cholesterol levels by inhibiting cholesterol synthesis (7,8)
According to the theory of TCM, the former is cold, while the latter is warm, so they are used together to open the bloodvessels and promote blood flow in circulation [11].