Definition of 'blood vessel'
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We were having a great time when suddenly he burst a blood vessel. The Sun (2016)About 15 per cent of strokes are the result of blood vessels bursting within the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The most common strokes are caused by blocked blood vessels, which cut off blood to the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But earlier this year heart experts voiced fears e-cigs could damage blood vessels almost as much as tobacco. The Sun (2016)Although not complete, parts of the internal structure known as the cortex can be identified as well as some blood vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Finnish researchers think being grumpy may cause internal damage, possibly to blood vessels. The Sun (2016)Forget my fancy's last run at Newbury as he burst a blood vessel. The Sun (2016)The booze contains chemicals that protect against short-term damage to the lining of blood vessels and reduced inflammation, a study suggests. The Sun (2016)In areas such as London where air quality is poor, vigorous exercise makes people breathe harder and narrows blood vessels in the lungs. The Sun (2016)The rest was wrapped around a blood vessel and it was too dangerous to remove. The Sun (2012)Sudden temperature changes can damage the tiny blood vessels in the skin. The Sun (2010)On examination she was extremely tender over one of the blood vessels of the temple and this vessel felt thickened and inflamed. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)It is thought the procedure works like acupuncture, targeting pressure points to increase blood vessel flow. The Sun (2015)Thus a gradual restoration occurs of the integrity of the blood vessel, and improved circulation follows. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)And garlic lowers blood pressure, relaxing blood vessels and keeping the blood flowing easily. The Sun (2008)They were told no vet in their native Norway had the special tools to repair a blood vessel. The Sun (2015)But four months into the run, she burst a blood vessel in her throat and lost her voice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tiny blood vessels in the ear shrink and wither as they get blocked by disease and the same could be happening to those near the heart. The Sun (2015)Because the drug makes blood vessels narrow, parts of the brain can become starved of oxygen leading to seizures or strokes. The Sun (2014)The blood pressure The blood is being pumped from the heart to the blood vessels under pressure to allow it to reach all parts of the body. Coping with Angina (1990)As in a heart attack, blood vessels become critically narrow or rupture, cutting off vital oxygen to part of the brain. The Sun (2016)Within another few days he is lying on the ground, exhausted and barely able to move, as clots form in blood vessels throughout his body. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: blood vessel NOUN
Blood vessels are the narrow tubes through which your blood flows.
Definition of blood vessel from the Collins English Dictionary
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