pembuluh darah

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Compound of pembuluh (vessel) +‎ darah (blood), calque of Dutch bloedvat (blood vessel). The sense in anatomy was coined by Komisi Istilah to translate English vein.


  • IPA(key): [pəmˈbulʊh ˈdarah]


pembuluh darah (first-person possessive pembuluh darahku, second-person possessive pembuluh darahmu, third-person possessive pembuluh darahnya)

  1. (obsolete) vein
  2. (anatomy) blood vessel: a component of the circulatory system, such as an artery, capillary, or vein, that carries blood.
    Hyponyms: aorta, arteri, kapiler, vena

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