vascularization

noun
vas·​cu·​lar·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌva-skyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce vascularization (audio) \

Definition of vascularization

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

First Known Use of vascularization

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vascularization

vascular + -ization

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“Vascularization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vascularization. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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vascularization

noun
vas·​cu·​lar·​iza·​tion
variants: also British vascularisation \ ˌvas-​kyə-​lə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce vascularisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of vascularization

: 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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