vascularization

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noun vas·cu·lar·i·za·tion \ˌva-skyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of vascularization

  1. :  the process of becoming vascular; also :  abnormal or excessive formation of blood vessels (as in the retina or on the cornea)

Origin and Etymology of vascularization

vascular + -ization


First Known Use: 1818


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vascularization

noun vas·cu·lar·iza·tion
variants: also British

vascularisation

\ˌvas-kyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of vascularization

  1. :  the process of becoming vascular; also :  abnormal or excessive formation of blood vessels (as in the retina or on the cornea)


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