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Definition of Macrovascular

Macrovascular: Pertaining to the macrovasculature, the portion of the vasculature of the body comprising the larger vessels, those with an internal diameter of more than 100 microns. By contrast to microvascular. The term macrovascular is somewhat less used than microvascular. There is a field of microvascular surgery. Macrovacular surgery is usually simply called vascular surgery.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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