neovascularization

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

Medical Definition of neovascularization

: vascularization especially in abnormal quantity (as in some conditions of the retina) or in abnormal tissue (as a tumor)

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“Neovascularization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neovascularization. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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