Definition of recanalization in English:

recanalization

noun

  • 1Medicine and Surgery. The formation of new channels or a new lumen in a thrombosed blood vessel or other obstructed tubular structure; the action or process of restoring patency to a blood vessel, other tubular structure, or orifice; an instance of this.

  • 2Redirection (of energy, emotion, etc.) towards a different object or goal, rechannelling.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Alanson Bryan (1875–1942). From re- + canalization, after recanalize.

Pronunciation

recanalization

/ˌriːkan(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌriːkanəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/