recanalization
noun Date: 1953 the process of restoring flow to or reuniting an interrupted channel of a bodily tube (as a blood vessel or vas deferens) • recanalize transitive verb

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  • recanalization — 1. Restoration of a lumen in a blood vessel following thrombotic occlusion, by organization of the thrombus with formation of new channels. 2. Spontaneous restoration of the continuity of the …   Medical dictionary

  • recanalization — /ree kan l euh zay sheuhn, ree keuh nal /, n. Surg. the reopening of a previously occluded passageway within a blood vessel. [1950 55; RE + CANALIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • recanalization — re·canalization …   English syllables

  • recanalization — re•can•al•i•za•tion [[t]riˌkæn l əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌri kəˌnæl [/t]] n. med srg the surgical reopening of an occluded passageway in a blood vessel • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • recanalization — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • transcervical balloon tuboplasty — recanalization of an obstructed uterine tube by inflation of a balloon catheter introduced through the cervix under fluoroscopic guidance …   Medical dictionary

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