arteriogenesis


arteriogenesis
n. the enlargement of pre-existing collateral channels to form collateral arteries in order to bypass an occluded primary artery (see collateral circulation). This is an active process involving remodelling of the vessel wall mediated by cellular and chemical signals.

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