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vas·cu·lar·ize

 (văs′kyə-lə-rīz′)
tr. & intr.v. vas·cu·lar·ized, vas·cu·lar·iz·ing, vas·cu·lar·iz·es
To make or become vascular.
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vascularize

(ˈvæskjʊləˌraɪz) or

vascularise

vb (tr)
(Biology) to become or make vascular
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vas•cu•lar•ize

(ˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.i.
1. (of a tissue) to develop or extend blood vessels or other fluid-bearing vessels or ducts.
v.t.
2. to supply (an organ or tissue) with blood vessels.
[1890–95]
vas`cu•lar•i•za′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vascularize - become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids; "The egg yolk vascularized"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
vascularise, vascularize - make vascular; "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"
2.vascularize - make vascular; "the yolk sac is gradually vascularized"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
vascularise, vascularize - become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids; "The egg yolk vascularized"
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