avascularization

[ ā-văs′kyə-lər-ĭ-zāshən ]

n.

The exclusion of blood from a part or a tissue.
A loss of blood vessels, as in the tissue that forms in scarring.

Nearby words

  1. avarice,
  2. avaricious,
  3. avars,
  4. avascular,
  5. avascular graft,
  6. avast,
  7. avatar,
  8. avaunt,
  9. avc,
  10. avdp.


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