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blood vessel

noun [C] /ˈblʌd ˌves·əl/
any of the tubes through which blood flows in the body
Translations of “blood vessel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 血管…
in Russian кровеносный сосуд…
in Turkish kan damarı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血管…
in Polish naczynie krwionośne…
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