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vascularize

[ vas-kyuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ 藞v忙s ky蓹 l蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used without object), vas路cu路lar路ized, vas路cu路lar路iz路ing.Biology.
(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路cu路lar路ized, vas路cu路lar路iz路ing.Biology, Surgery.
to supply (an organ or tissue) with blood vessels.
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Also especially British, vas路cu路lar路ise .

Origin of vascularize

First recorded in 1890鈥95; vascular + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM vascularize

vas路cu路lar路i路za路tion, noun
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Medical definitions for vascularize

vascularize
[ v膬sky蓹-l蓹-r墨z鈥 ]

v.
To make or become vascular.
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