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vascularization

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The process of vascularizing; the formation of vessels, especially blood vessels.
  • n. Medicine An abnormal or pathological formation of blood vessels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the process of being vascularized.
  • n. the formation of blood vessels and capillaries in living tissue
  • n. the formation of leaf veins

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of becoming vascular, or the condition of being vascular; as, the vascularization of cartilege.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of becoming vascular, as by the formation of new bloodvessels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the organic process whereby body tissue becomes vascular and develops capillaries

Etymologies

vascular + -ization (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As the body volume increases, however, the relative surface area decreases and specialized organs that concentrate blood vessels (vascularization) in pockets of increased surface area, achieved by folding or filaments, become necessary to extract sufficient oxygen from the surrounding medium.

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  • As the body volume increases, however, the relative surface area decreases and specialized organs that concentrate blood vessels vascularization in pockets of increased surface area, achieved by folding or filaments, become necessary to extract sufficient oxygen from the surrounding medium.

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  • The primary requirement for a body appendage or evagination to be identified as a gill or ctenidium is the high vascularization of the respiratory surface.

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  • There may be useful growth response information in such parameters as cell-wall thickness, cell volume, cambium vascularization, or lignin/cellulose ratios, etc.

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  • SANUWAVE's portfolio of products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, including new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, helping to restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration.

  • They're also taking on the challenge of vascularization-stimulating the growth of blood vessels that will enable the engineered tissues to survive outside the special bioreactors that the researchers now use to keep them alive by bathing them in a life-sustaining cocktail of nutrients and oxygen.

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  • Kato M, Patel MS, Levasseur R, Lobov I, Chang BH, et al. (2002) Cbfa1-independent decrease in osteoblast proliferation, osteopenia, and persistent embryonic eye vascularization in mice deficient in Lrp5, a Wnt coreceptor.

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  • Sanuwave's portfolio of products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, including new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, helping to restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration.

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  • Mucosal vascularization was quantified by computerized morphometric analysis of CD31-stained distal colonic sections.

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  • The crucial step in rescuing tissues from ischemia is improvement of vascularization that can be achieved by promoting neovascularization.

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