Definition of perivascular in English:

perivascular

adjective

Medicine
  • Situated or occurring around a blood vessel.

    • ‘Because the lymphatic vessels are contained in the same perivascular sheath as the blood vessels, this thickening may contribute to the appearance of a thickened dermal layer.’
    • ‘The staining was predominantly located in endothelial and perivascular cells within the tumors.’
    • ‘With microscopic examination, the pertinent findings include organisms lining the inside wall of blood vessels, capillary congestion, and perivascular hemorrhages.’
    • ‘There was vascular proliferation with prominent perivascular cuffs of tumor cells.’
    • ‘Frequently, granular bodies and perivascular lymphoid inflammation are seen.’

Pronunciation

perivascular

/ˌpɛrɪˈvaskjʊlə/