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vascularize

 [vas´ku-lar-īz″]
to supply with vessels.
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vascularize

(văs′kyə-lə-rīz′)
tr. & intr.v. vascular·ized, vascular·izing, vascular·izes
To make or become vascular.
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vascularize

(văs′kū-lăr″īz) [L. vasculum, a small vessel]
To become vascular by development of new blood vessels.
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Pancreatic islets transplanted into the kidney of a miniature pig and allowed to vascularize engraft well and are capable of regulating glucose levels immediately upon removal of the pancreas, researchers from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA reported at the 18th International Congress of the Transplantation Society in Rome, Italy.
The anatomical features have presented that the peoneal artery vascularizes fibularis gravis muscles.