Surrounding a blood or lymph vessel. SYN: circumvascular. [peri- + L. vasculum, vessel]

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peri·vas·cu·lar .per-ə-'vas-kyə-lər adj of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding a blood vessel

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peri·vas·cu·lar (per″e-vasґku-lər) near or around a vessel.

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