vascularity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vascular +‎ -ity.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vascularity (uncountable)

  1. Vascular condition; vasculature.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Penguin 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 668:
      The massive vascularity of the big blood vessels was invoked by her strong fingers in their apt progress.
  2. (bodybuilding): The degree to which the veins in a body part are visible.
    Reduced bodyfat brought out the vascularity in his arms.