Definition of vascularization in US English:

vascularization

(British vascularisation)

noun

Anatomy Biology
  • See vascularize

    • ‘This may be due to excess vascularization in the tumor tissues caused by PDT exposure.’
    • ‘Poor vascularization of the target area is one of the reasons that high-dose antibiotic therapy is needed to treat malignant otitis externa.’
    • ‘Their prominent vascularization poses a risk of hemorrhage.’
    • ‘Furthermore, decreased vascularization is also seen in hypertrophic scars and keloids.’
    • ‘More work is necessary to delineate whether this could be one of the driving forces for increased vascularization.’

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