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vascularized

[vas-kyuh-luh-rahyzd] /ˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪzd/
adjective
1.
rendered vascular by the formation of new blood vessels.
2.
Origin of vascularized
1955-1960
1955-60; vascularize + -ed2

vascularize

or (especially British) vascularise

[vas-kyuh-luh-rahyz] /ˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz/
verb (used without object), vascularized, vascularizing. Biology
1.
(of a tissue or embryo) to develop or extend blood vessels or other fluid-bearing vessels or ducts; become vascular.
verb (used with object), vascularized, vascularizing. Biology, Surgery
2.
to supply (an organ or tissue) with blood vessels.
Origin
1890-95; vascular + -ize
Related forms
vascularization, noun
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vascularized in Medicine

vascularize vas·cu·lar·ize (vās'kyə-lə-rīz')
v. vas·cu·lar·ized, vas·cu·lar·iz·ing, vas·cu·lar·iz·es
To make or become vascular.

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