sanguiferous

Conveying blood. SYN: circulatory (2). [sangui- + L. fero, to carry]

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san·guif·er·ous (sang-gwifґər-əs) [sangui- + -ferous] 1. containing blood. 2. circulatory (def. 3).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Sanguiferous — San*guif er*ous, a. [L. sanguis blood + ferous.] (Physiol.) Conveying blood; as, sanguiferous vessels, i. e., the arteries, veins, capillaries. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sanguiferous — /sang gwif euhr euhs/, adj. conveying blood, as a blood vessel. [1675 85; SANGUI + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sanguiferous — bearing blood Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sanguiferous — adj. (Physiology) carrying blood; containing blood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanguiferous — /sæŋˈgwɪfərəs/ (say sang gwifuhruhs) adjective conveying blood, as a blood vessel. {sangui (combining form representing Latin sanguis blood) + ferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sanguiferous — /sang gwif euhr euhs/, adj. conveying blood, as a blood vessel. [1675 85; SANGUI + FEROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circulatory — Having to do with the circulation, the movement of fluid in a regular or circuitous course. Although the adjective "circulatory" need not necessarily refer to the circulation of the blood, for all practical purposes today it does. A… …   Medical dictionary

  • sangui- — combining form Etymology: Middle French, from Latin, from sanguis : blood sanguimotor * * * a combining form meaning blood, used in the formation of technical terms: sanguiferous. [comb. form of L sanguis, s. sanguin …   Useful english dictionary

  • sangui- — a combining form meaning blood, used in the formation of technical terms: sanguiferous. [comb. form of L sanguis, s. sanguin blood] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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