recanalization

noun
re·​can·​a·​li·​za·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌka-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce recanalization (audio) \

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)

Other Words from recanalization

recanalize \ (ˌ)rē-​kə-​ˈna-​ˌlīz How to pronounce recanalization (audio) , (ˌ)rē-​ˈka-​nə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce recanalization (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of recanalization

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Recanalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recanalization. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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recanalization

noun
re·​can·​a·​li·​za·​tion
variants: also British recanalisation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌkan-​ᵊl-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce recanalization (audio) \

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

Other Words from recanalization

recanalize also British recanalise \ -​kə-​ˈnal-​ˌīz How to pronounce recanalization (audio) , -​ˈkan-​ᵊl-​ˌīz How to pronounce recanalization (audio) \ transitive verb recanalized also British recanalised; recanalizing also British recanalising

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