devascularization

noun
de·​vas·​cu·​lar·​iza·​tion
variants: or British devascularisation \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌvas-​kyə-​lə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce devascularisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of devascularization

: loss of the blood supply to a bodily part due to destruction or obstruction of blood vessels

Other Words from devascularization

devascularized or British devascularised \ -​ˈvas-​kyə-​lə-​ˌrīzd How to pronounce devascularised (audio) \ adjective

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“Devascularization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/devascularization. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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