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- noun medicine An increase in the
diameterof existing arterialvessels
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This results in revascularization and microcirculatory improvement, including an increase in arterial vessel diameter (arteriogenesis), the production of angiogenic growth factors, enhanced new blood vessel formation (angiogenesis), and the subsequent regeneration of tissue such as skin, musculoskeletal and vascular structures.