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Pronunciation: ă-vas′kyū-lar-ī-zā′shŭn, ā-vas′kyū-lar-ī-zā′shŭn


  1. Expulsion of blood from a part, as by means of a tourniquet or other method of arterial compression.
  2. Loss of vascularity, as by scarring.

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