recanalization

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

Definition of recanalization

  1. :  the process of restoring flow to or reuniting an interrupted channel of a bodily tube (as a blood vessel or vas deferens)

recanalize

play \-kə-ˈna-ˌlīz, -ˈka-nə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb

1953

First Known Use of recanalization

1953


Medical Dictionary

recanalization

noun re·can·a·li·za·tion

Medical Definition of recanalization

  1. :  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>

recanalize

also British

recanalise

\-kə-ˈnal-ˌīz, -ˈkan-əl-ˌīz\play play transitive verb

recanalized

also British

recanalised

;

recanalizing

also British

recanalising

Variants of recanalization

also British

recanalisation

\(ˌ)rē-ˌkan-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\play

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