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neovascularization

[ nee-oh-vas-kyuh-ler-uh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌni oʊˌvæs kyə lər əˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the development of new blood vessels, especially in tissues where circulation has been impaired by trauma or disease.
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Origin of neovascularization

1975–80; neo- + vascularization

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Medical definitions for neovascularization

neovascularization
[ nē′ō-văs′kyə-lər-ĭ-zāshən ]

n.
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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