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revascularization

[ree-vas-kyuh-ler-uh-zey-shuh n] /riˌvæs kyə lər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the restoration of the blood circulation of an organ or area, achieved by unblocking obstructed or disrupted blood vessels or by surgically implanting replacements.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; revascularize + -ation
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Examples from the web for revascularization
  • revascularization surgery helps to restore blood flow to the heart.
  • Early revascularization and long-term survival in cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction.
revascularization in Medicine

revascularization re·vas·cu·lar·i·za·tion (rē-vās'kyə-lər-ĭ-zā'shən)
n.
Reestablishment of blood supply to a part or organ.

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