Definitions for vascularizeˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz

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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. vascularize, vascularise(verb)

    become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids

    "The egg yolk vascularized"

  2. vascularize, vascularise(verb)

    make vascular

    "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"


  1. vascularize(Verb)

    To supply with, or to acquire vessels (that conduct fluid)


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