vascularization
noun Date: 1818 the process of becoming vascular; also abnormal or excessive formation of blood vessels (as in the retina or on the cornea)

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  • vascularization — Growth of blood vessels into a tissue with the result that the oxygen and nutrient supply is improved. Vascularization of tumours is usually a prelude to more rapid growth and often to metastasis; excessive vascularization of the retina in… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • vascularization — vas·cu·lar·i·za·tion (văs kyə lər ĭ zāʹshən) n. 1. The process of vascularizing; the formation of vessels, especially blood vessels. 2. Medicine. An abnormal or pathological formation of blood vessels. * * * …   Universalium

  • vascularization — noun a) the process of being vascularized. b) the formation of blood vessels and capillaries in living tissue …   Wiktionary

  • vascularization — The formation of new blood vessel s in a part. SYN: arterialization (3). * * * vas·cu·lar·iza·tion also Brit vas·cu·lar·isa·tion .vas kyə lə rə zā shən n the process of becoming vascular also abnormal or excessive formation of blood vessels (as… …   Medical dictionary

  • vascularization — n. process of becoming vascular; formation of new blood vessels, angiogenesis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vascularization — vas·cu·lar·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • vascularization — n. the development of blood vessels (usually capillaries) within a tissue …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • vascularization — noun the organic process whereby body tissue becomes vascular and develops capillaries • Syn: ↑vascularisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑vascularize • Hypernyms: ↑organic process, ↑biological process …   Useful english dictionary

  • Васкуляризация (Vascularization) — формирование новых кровеносных сосудов (обычно капилляров) внутри ткани. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • vascularize — vascularization, n. /vas kyeuh leuh ruyz /, v., vascularized, vascularizing. v.i. Biol. 1. (of a tissue or embryo) to develop or extend blood vessels or other fluid bearing vessels or ducts; become vascular. v.t. Biol., Surg. 2. to supply (an… …   Universalium

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