Definitions for vascularization

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vas•cu•lar•izeˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. (v.i.)(of a tissue) to develop or extend blood vessels or other fluid-bearing vessels or ducts.

    Category: Surgery, Developmental Biology, Physiology

  2. (v.t.)to supply (an organ or tissue) with blood vessels.

    Category: Surgery, Developmental Biology, Physiology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vascularization, vascularisation(noun)

    the organic process whereby body tissue becomes vascular and develops capillaries


  1. vascularization(Noun)

    the process of being vascularized.

  2. vascularization(Noun)

    the formation of blood vessels and capillaries in living tissue

  3. vascularization(Noun)

    the formation of leaf veins

  4. Origin: vascular + -ization


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