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vascularize

[vas-kyuh-luh-rahyz]
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verb (used without object), vas·cu·lar·ized, vas·cu·lar·iz·ing. Biology.
  1. (of a tissue or embryo) to develop or extend blood vessels or other fluid-bearing vessels or ducts; become vascular.
verb (used with object), vas·cu·lar·ized, vas·cu·lar·iz·ing. Biology, Surgery.
  1. to supply (an organ or tissue) with blood vessels.
Also especially British, vas·cu·lar·ise.

Origin of vascularize

First recorded in 1890–95; vascular + -ize
Related formsvas·cu·lar·i·za·tion, noun
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vascularize in Medicine

vascularize

([object Object])
v.
  1. To make or become vascular.
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