- the development of new blood vessels, especially in tissues where circulation has been impaired by trauma or disease.
Origin of neovascularization
1975–80; neo- + vascularization
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- Proliferation of blood vessels in tissue not normally containing them.
- Proliferation of blood vessels of a different kind than usual in tissue.
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