angiogenesis

[an-jee-oh-jen-uh-sis]

Origin of angiogenesis

Related formsan·gi·o·gen·ic, adjective
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angiogenesis

noun
  1. 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
n.

1896, from angio- + genesis.

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angiogenesis in Medicine

angiogenesis

[ăn′jē-ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs]
n.
  1. The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissue.
Related formsan′gi•o•genic (-jĕnĭk) adj.
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angiogenesis in Science

angiogenesis

[ăn′jē-ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs]
  1. The formation of new blood vessels, especially blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to cancerous tissues.
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