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 (such as a blood vessel or vas deferens)

recanalize

play \(ˌ)rē-kə-ˈna-ˌlīz, (ˌ)rē-ˈka-nə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb

First Known Use of recanalization

1953

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recanalization

noun re·can·a·li·za·tion
variants: also British recanalisation play \(ˌ)rē-ˌkan-ᵊl-ə-ˈzā-shən\

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

recanalize

also British recanalise play \-kə-ˈnal-ˌīz, -ˈkan-ᵊl-ˌīz\ transitive verb -lized also British -lised; -lizing also British -lising

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