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vessel in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvesselves‧sel /ˈvesəl/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 formal a ship or large boat a fishing vessel2 technical a vein in your body a burst blood vessel3 old use a container for holding liquids
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vesselYou have more sweat glands and blood vessels per square inch in your scalp than any other part of your body.When caffeine blocks these receptors, blood vessels dilate, increasing the filtration rate and producing more urine.A knife may be used to trim leather-hard pots of any excess, particularly from wheel-thrown and moulded vessels.Some ritual vessels have shields painted on them.a sailing vesselWhatever had been on its prow was now gone, sheared off when the sleek vessel had been driven among the trees.And the Navy wants the vessel cheap -- by Pentagon standards at least.The vessel is about 30 miles off the Baja California coast, in international waters.blood vesselIf the plaque blocks a blood vessel, a heart attack or stroke can occur.You have more sweat glands and blood vessels per square inch in your scalp than any other part of your body.Heart tissue has a complex architecture that includes blood vessels and connective tissue, as well as muscle cells.The new soft plastic probe is designed to take microdialysis samples from soft tissues or blood vessels.Vasomax is an oral version of a current injection drug that dilates penile blood vessels.My doctors performed a bypass operation to clear away a blockage in the blood vessels that supply my heart.Doctors first thought it reduced blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, Rubin said.The blood vessels then dilate, allowing blood to flow more easily.