revascularize

[ ree-vas-kyuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ riˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), re·vas·cu·lar·ized, re·vas·cu·lar·iz·ing.

to surgically improve the blood circulation of (an organ or area of the body).

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Also especially British, re·vas·cu·lar·ise .

Origin of revascularize

First recorded in 1965–70; re- + vascular + -ize
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