revascularize


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revascularize

(rē-văs′kyə-lə-rīz′)
v. revascular·ized, revascular·izing, revascular·izes
v.tr.
To reestablish the blood supply to (an organ or bodily part), especially by surgical procedure.
v.intr.
1. To revascularize an organ or bodily part.
2. To grow new blood vessels so as to establish blood supply: a graft that revascularizes slowly and takes a long time to heal.

re·vas′cu·la·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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