- Biology. the formation and development of blood vessels.
Origin of angiogenesis
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- the induction of blood-vessel growth, often in association with a particular organ or tissue, or with a tumour
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Word Origin and History for angiogenesis
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- The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissue.
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- The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.
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