[ree-kan-l-uh-zey-shuh n, ree-kuh-nal-]
- the reopening of a previously occluded passageway within a blood vessel.
Origin of recanalization
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- The restoration of the lumen of a blood vessel following thrombotic occlusion by restoration of the channel or by the formation of new channels.
- Spontaneous restoration of the lumen of an occluded duct or tube.
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