collat'eral circula'tion

circulation of blood through a network of minor vessels that become enlarged and joined with adjacent vessels when a major vein or artery is impaired, as by obstruction.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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