vascularize(redirected from vascularised)
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tr. & intr.v. vas·cu·lar·ized, vas·cu·lar·iz·ing, vas·cu·lar·iz·es
To make or become vascular.
(Biology) to become or make vascular
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.
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|Verb||1.||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"
|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"