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- v. Present participle of vascularize.
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The researchers sought to prevent the formation of scar tissue around an implanted device by "pre-vascularizing" the device just prior to implantation.
Naud E, Lee Y -, Eliopoulos N, Galipeau J (2004) Vascular progenitors derived from murine bone marrow stromal cells are regulated by fibroblast growth factor and are avidly recruited by vascularizing tumors.
In the present case, there is a large accessory renal artery vascularizing the lower pole suggesting that a large part of left kidney is protected against ischemia.