The formation of new blood vessels

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  • Neovascularization — is the formation of functional microvascular networks with red blood cell perfusion. Neovascularization differs from angiogenesis in that angiogenesis is mainly characterized by the protrusion and outgrowth of capillary buds and sprouts from pre… …   Wikipedia

  • neovascularization — Proliferation of blood vessel s in tissue not normally containing them, or proliferation of blood vessel s of a different kind than usual in tissue. choroidal n. ingrowth of new vessels from the choriocapillaris into the subretinal pigment …   Medical dictionary

  • neovascularization — n. the abnormal formation of new and fragile blood vessels, usually in response to ischaemia. In choroidal neovascularization, which occurs in such conditions as macular degeneration, abnormal vessels, derived from the choroid, form a choroidal… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • neovascularization — /nee oh vas kyeuh leuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. the development of new blood vessels, esp. in tissues where circulation has been impaired by trauma or disease. [1975 80; NEO + VASCULARIZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • neovascularization — (Medicine) abnormal formation of blood vessels; restoration of blood supply to a body part …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neovascularization — neo·vascularization …   English syllables

  • neovascularization — ¦nē(ˌ)ōˌ noun Etymology: ne + vascularization : vascularization especially in abnormal quantity (as in some conditions of the retina) or in abnormal tissue (as a tumor) * * * /nee oh vas kyeuh leuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. the development of new… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corneal neovascularization — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H16.4 Corneal neovascularization is the excessive ingrowth of blood vessels from the limbal vascular plexus into the cornea, caused by a low reception of oxygen, which is generally not received from… …   Wikipedia

  • Choroidal neovascularization — (CNV) is the creation of new blood vessels in the choroid layer of the eye. This is a common symptom of the degenerative maculopathy wet AMD (age related macular degeneration).[1] Contents 1 Causes 2 Symptoms …   Wikipedia

  • eosinophilic keratitis — neovascularization and cellular infiltration of the cornea of cats, with formation of an area of pink to white soft plaque beginning at a limbus and progressing towards the center …   Medical dictionary

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