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recanalization

noun re·can·a·li·za·tion \(ˌ)rē-ˌka-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of RECANALIZATION

:  the process of restoring flow to or reuniting an interrupted channel of a bodily tube (as a blood vessel or vas deferens)
re·can·a·lize \-kə-ˈna-ˌlīz, -ˈka-nə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb

First Known Use of RECANALIZATION

1953

recanalization

noun re·can·a·li·za·tion   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RECANALIZATION

:  the process of restoring flow to or reuniting an interrupted channel of a bodily tube (as an artery or the vas deferens) <recanalization of an acutely occluded vessel—Nanette Hock>
re·can·a·lize also British re·can·a·lise \-kə-ˈnal-ˌīz, -ˈkan-əl-ˌīz\ transitive verb, re·can·a·lized also British re·can·a·lised re·can·a·liz·ing also British re·can·a·lis·ing

Variants of RECANALIZATION

re·can·a·li·za·tion also British re·can·a·li·sa·tion \(ˌ)rē-ˌkan-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\

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